Episode 10 – Student Voices, Student Activism

Hello, and welcome back to the Split Ticket!  In this episode, we are very excited to host three guests from Prosper, TX, who share their experiences defending students’ first amendment rights: Haley Stack, Neha Madhira, and Lori Oglesbee.  Along with our own Melanie Schnurr and Madeleine Leigh, they talk about why student voices matter and the legislation they are advocating for to protect them.

Here are links to some things mentioned this episode:

  1. Eagle Nation Online, Prosper High School’s online news publication
  2. New Voices, the student-led movement to protect student voices
  3. The New York Times Article
  4. More information on Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier
  5. Women’s Media Center Podcast with Stack and Madhira 

Edited/formatted for radio by Madeleine Leigh

Image credit: Dr. Kelly Bruhn

Episode 6 – Media Bias

Welcome back to the split ticket!  In this episode, Maggie Littel, Sabina Idriz, Logan Zweifel, David Mordini, and Faith Bourgeacq, along with host Elizabeth Clarey, discuss media bias, journalistic ethics, and Donald Trump’s interactions with the media.


This Episode’s Sources:

  1. Fox Article: “Trump Has Kept Many Promises His First Year In Office”
  2. CNN Article: “The exhausting first year of Donald Trump’s Presidency”
  3. Time Article: “Here Are the Promises President Trump Kept and Broke in His First Year”
  4. Journalists’ Resource, on the media’s effect on Supreme Court approval ratings
  5. Pew Research Center, on campaign coverage
  6. SPJ Code of Journalistic Ethics
  7. Forbes, on the owners of media companies
  8. Buisness Insider, on the owners of media companies

Edited/Produced by: Madeleine Leigh