The Haves and Have-Nots of High School Journalism

“Seventy-six percent of schools without newspapers were urban or rural schools, those most likely to have high concentrations of poor students and students of color,” the Columbia Journalism Review reports. The divide was apparent at this year’s annual Fall National High School Journalism Convention, which brought together thousands of teens who work on school newspapers, magazines, radio and television stations, literary journals, and yearbooks.

Poor students and students of color are the least likely to have school newspapers.