Pearl Family and LA Press Club Share Support for High School Journalism Advisor

A journalism advisor at Daniel Pearl Magnet High School in Los Angeles is facing a three-day suspension for reporting done by her students, yet nobody has disputed the accuracy¬†of their story. The school is named for a celebrated Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered while on assignment in Pakistan, raising sensitivities around attempted censorship in his hometown. Adriana Chavira, the teacher and longtime advisor for the school’s Pearl Post, intends to appeal the decision. Respected by her peers from a decade-long reporting career, she’s supported by the…

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