This source essentially served as a comprehensive textbook and guide, filled with an extensive amount of history and current changes that are taking place in the field of journalism. I used this book to get a more thorough understanding of the first cases that began to whole act of censorship. In addition, I used this book to read about cases that have dealt with censorship to get more of a sense of what topics can and cannot be censored.
This book, one that focuses on emotions and their role in social movements, is essential in understanding the role of emotions in politics. This book was useful to me, for while I do want to answer my research question, I also do want to encourage a change in those participating in my study. This book helped me understand just how emotions come into play when it comes to social movements.
This book, one that just as it title suggests focuses on abortion and the controversies surrounding the topic, was essentially incredible useful in getting more of a sense of what the different ideas in regards to the topic of abortion are. This book includes both stands of the issue, and gave me a general overview of the topic of abortion, which was important in starting to understanding why schools would perhaps want to sensor the topic.
This book discusses why many objects of art, literature, and popular culture are considered controversial, and examines the arguments of both sides. The book was useful for it explores the current wave of censorship in the form of political correctness and covers groundbreaking litigation and proposed legislation. This was helpful in understanding general censorship in the US, and understanding what topics have always been held to be "too" controversial.
This book, while more a handbook for high school journalism teachers, including the duties of a journalist, the parts of a newspaper, and other basic information on newspapers, included a chapter that focused solely on the rights of students, and which rights are protected. This was helpful in my understanding of what was considered "appropriate" editing.
This website, created by a high school student, describes her experiences with high school censorship. This website was incredibly helpful for it gave numerous personal examples of students being unfairly censored. It also provided a journalism students' perspective on the matter.
This site, which provides a detailed explanation of what occurred at Pemberton regarding censorship, provides a firsthand account of the consequences of censorship, and how students felt. This was useful to me in my research regarding how students feel about censorship.
This website, which also provided a detailed account of the censorship incident as Fond Du Lac high school, provided me with direct quotes from high school students which I later used in my research.
I used this website in order to read some responses that administrations had to the Hazlewood School District v. Kuhlmeier case. This was helpful for I needed this in order to complete my research.
This site, one that gives an overview of the rights that schools have in regards to the first amendment, was essentially used in order for me to gain an understanding of what it is schools can and cannot do in accord to censorship.
This book through personal examples, and legal precedents gave me insight on how censorship can come about, its impact and repercussions and more importantly ways that it can be fought.
This book, one that focuses on innovative methods to initiate problem students into the world of language, literature, and written expression provided an interesting view on the topic of censorship, and gave good reasons as to why censorship would in fact only be detrimental to students, and teachers alike.
This book provided some interesting information about the Hazelwood case, and more important facts on to why the articles were censored. This was important for this case is basically the basis to my whole project, for it is really what started this idea of a "legitimate pedagogical concern."