Posts in 'The Media, The Courts, & Counsel™'

This session was recorded for the Fall 2021 JEA/NSPA National High School Journalism Convention. In this video, our presenters discuss the importance of independent, informed coverage of the courts to the independence of the judiciary.

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One-Day Law School for Journalists™ supports journalists and others in the media who must cover the courts without a law degree. This program was sponsored by The Lenfest Institute for Journalism.

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On June 24, 2020, Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts hosted a One-Day Law School for Journalists™ in partnership with Penn State Law and Penn State Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications.

The virtual program concluded with a panel discussion on The Tension Between a Fair Trial and an

Christina Gallagher, Winner of PMC's 2017 Law Student Writing Competition

Today, as a former journalist and soon-to-be attorney, I view legal news from a unique perspective. Significantly, I find that mainstream journalists fail to report the full context of legal proceedings. But, I can't blame