High School Newspaper Article About Student Porn Worker Sparks Free Speech Debate09:18


An article for a high school newspaper in Stockton, California, has sparked a battle over free speech. The school district was concerned the article — which profiled an 18-year-old student who works in the adult entertainment industry -- would not meet legal requirements and threatened to fire the newspaper's adviser if the district was not allowed to review the article in advance. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Kathi Duffel, the adviser for The Bruin Voice at Bear Creek High School.

This segment aired on May 6, 2019.

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