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.
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.
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.
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.
Some 350 copies of The Flyer News were found in the trash Thursday by the student newspaper’s managing editor.
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.
The wizards of WZRD will be returning to their Northeastern Illinois University radio station in December following a five-month-long suspension.
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.
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.
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.