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Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray
Student filmmakers find themselves drawn into the vaccine/autism fray

Every school day, students at Carlsbad High tune in their classroom televisions to a news show produced by its award-winning broadcast journalism program. Airing from a well-appointed studio on campus, the report covers topics ranging from final exams to nearby wildfires, delivered by a teenage staff that typically goofs around until the cameras roll and professionalism descends. Carlsbad High has come to expect a lot from CHSTV, a "signature program," according to schools Supt. Suzette Lovely. But no one expected the kind of attention that has lately muzzled one of its most acclaimed works — a short documentary produced by an extracurricular offshoot of the...

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