The Other SPLC: (The Civil Rights One)

Watching the Watchdogs

It was just over two years ago that we first wrote about the outstanding work done by the other SPLC, the Student Press Law Center, which, unlike the fundraising company with the same monogram (differentiated here as the $PLC), is actually interested in preserving civil rights for everyone.

The Student Press Law Center’s mission statement is very simple, but it covers points that the $PLC could never begin to fathom:

“The Student Press Law Center is an advocate for student First Amendment rights, for freedom of online speech, and for open government on campus. The SPLC provides information, training and legal assistance at no charge to student journalists and the educators who work with them.”

A perfect example of the Student Press Law Center’s devotion to First Amendment rights can be found on a recent podcast, Protecting Off-Campus Speech on Social Media, which includes an interview with…

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One thought on “The Other SPLC: (The Civil Rights One)

  1. I couldn’t find an ‘about’ page, or contact info, so I write here.
    I see you’re a bit like me, mostly reblogs, I like your postings.
    Interested in hearing the story of your awakening, mojo1m at g mail

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