First Five Podcast: Year of the Student Journalist

Episode 29: Summary

In this episode of First Five, a discussion with Adriana Chavira, advisor to student publications at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School, in Van Nuys, Calif., on why her students felt compelled recently to write an editorial in support of free press – and how her student publications operate. The first in a series exploring student journalism, as part of the celebration of 2019 as the “Year of the Student Journalist,” co-sponsored by the Freedom Forum Institute and the Student Press Law Center.


Gene Policinski is the president and chief operating officer of the Freedom Forum Institute.


Adriana Chavira is a journalism teacher for the Los Angeles Unified School District at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Van Nuys, Calif.

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