Picture Freedom to support First Amendment

Students can win a $1,000 scholarship by posting an image to social media with the hashtag #PictureFreedom Feb. 22 to 28 in a contest to celebrate the First Amendment and free speech in America. 

Picture Freedom to support the First Amendment

By Ken Paulson

You can’t take freedom of speech for granted these days.

The horrific murders of Charlie Hebdo cartoonists and other staff members in Paris and the threat of bombings at movie theaters for booking “The Interview” are jolting reminders that freedom of speech is often vulnerable.

Fred Hartman Excellence in Sports Writing Award

DEADLINE: To be announced - the award will be presented at the 2021 TPA Midwinter Conference Jan. 21 - 23 in Denton.

In 2020 the contest will be open to any journalist currently employed with a Texas newspaper of less than 10,000 in circulation.