As high school publications move online, they’re facing stricter scrutiny from administrators who worry about the larger audiences online. Often, students wind up with less control online than they have in print.
Author: Bailey McGowan
In Michigan, an advocate for students’ First Amendment rights
It’s the only partnership of its kind — a law school, journalism school, and a scholastic press association all working together to teach high school students that they have rights, too.
25 years later, a look at one generation under Hazelwood
When the Supreme Court’s ruling came down in January 1988, journalism educators feared the decision would make it more difficult for student journalists to produce good work without the threat of censorship. Now, 25 years later, many believe their worst fears — and more — have come true.
State attorney general upholds University of Kentucky decision to withhold records
The University of Kentucky doesn’t have to release records about a basketball player to the school’s student newspaper, the state attorney general’s office has ruled.
Ohio editors recover most of stolen newspapers
Some 350 copies of The Flyer News were found in the trash Thursday by the student newspaper’s managing editor.
University of Maryland regents approved move to Big Ten in closed session
University System of Maryland regents voted behind closed doors Monday to approve a move to the Big Ten athletic conference, despite state laws requiring the regents to open their meetings to the public.
After review, student radio club will be allowed back on the air in December
The wizards of WZRD will be returning to their Northeastern Illinois University radio station in December following a five-month-long suspension.
Colorado parents, students upset by school's ban on memorial page for student
Parents are protesting a Colorado Springs high school that won’t allow the yearbook staff to include a memorial page for a student who committed suicide in August.
Newspapers stolen after North Alabama student newspaper writes about fraternity event
Copies of the student newspaper at the University of North Alabama were stolen after the paper ran a front-page story about a fraternity event.
New Jersey bill protects college students’ social media passwords, usernames
A bill awaiting the governor's approval in New Jersey would make it illegal for colleges and universities to require students or applicants' social media user names or passwords.The bill prohibits both private and public colleges or universities from asking for social media passwords or usernames.