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Protest policies: The first line of defense for student journalists

The Poynter Institute for Media Studies

By Izzie Lund and Kaleigh Carroll, Western Washington University

When you cover a protest, what organization, document or person do you turn to?

Established journalists may point to people within their publication, others in the industry — like Poynter — or personal contacts they’ve established during their career.

But what about student journalists? These are the questions we asked ourselves 16 weeks ago, and we discovered there wasn’t a clear answer.

So we decided to change that.

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