A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

February 18th, 2003 • Quill Archives
Young journalist pass on entering profession

At 9 a.m. on Jan. 13, 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court issued the landmark Hazelwood decision, which gave educators the ability to exercise “editorial control over the style and content” of student newspapers and speech under certain circumstances. Donna Myrow, a teacher and a mother of two living in Los Angeles, was outraged.