Mark Goodman

Wednesday, September 27, 2000

Mark Goodman is the executive director of the Student Press
Law Center, a position he has held since 1985. The SPLC, headquartered in
Arlington, Va., is the nation’s only legal-assistance agency devoted
exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights
and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment and to supporting the
student news media in their struggle to cover important issues free from
censorship. A Missouri native, Goodman received a bachelor of journalism degree
from the University of Missouri and a law degree from Duke