- Writing the World: An Interview Project for High School Journalists
Writing the World: An Interview Project for High School Journalists
April 30, 2011 | Westbeth Center for the Arts | New York City
With Tony Medina, Richard Panek, and other guests
Co-sponsored by the Westbeth Center for the Arts
Aspiring teen journalists learn the art of interviewing with seasoned reporters and writers. The workshop allows students to interview acclaimed writers from around the world.
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UPDATE. Now being unbanned...
Following our outcry @PENamerica, the Alpine school district in UT will *no longer* be removing 52 books outright, but "temporarily restricting" them, so that parents can opt their kids into being allowed to read them if they so choose. #FReadom /1 https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1554209510134525952
The Vandegrift High School #BannedBookClub is one of many teen-led efforts nationwide.
“Teachers are afraid of losing their jobs,” @jonfreadom said. “Principals only have so much that they can do in the face of school boards. But students can protest. Students can speak out.”
How do books end up banned in schools? It’s not the rational process you might think it is, explains #PENAmerica’s book bans expert @jonfreadom (Jonathan Friedman). In one #Florida school district, a warning label has been stuck on a book about babies. #censorship #freadom #1A