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Hawaii student journalists now protected from unlawful censorship

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                Legislators and journalism students cheered Monday after Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 1848, which strengthens freedom of the press for student publications.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Legislators and journalism students cheered Monday after Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 1848, which strengthens freedom of the press for student publications.

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                House Speaker Scott Saiki, left, with McKinley High School journalism students Ryan Vanairsdale and Althea Cunningham in the newsroom of The Pinion, McKinley High’s student-run newspaper.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    House Speaker Scott Saiki, left, with McKinley High School journalism students Ryan Vanairsdale and Althea Cunningham in the newsroom of The Pinion, McKinley High’s student-run newspaper.

Hawaii public school and college students now have the same freedom of press protections as working journalists after Gov. David Ige signed a new law into effect Monday. Read more

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