Purdue Exponent officials criticize ruling allowing university to withhold public records

In a written ruling issued earlier this month, a state public access counselor said Purdue University doesn’t have to release surveillance video footage and other records requested by The Purdue Exponent because of a public-records exemption allowing an agency to withhold “investigatory records.”

Pa. college editors speak out after newspaper disappearance

After copies of The Beacon disappeared from newsstands last month, editor Jake Cochran said he was left asking: "Who would have an interest in not having that news there?" But with no witnesses and no similar incidents since the March 22 disappearance, pinning down an answer to that question has been difficult.

NJ student editor speaks out after administrators spike story about district tensions

The editor-in-chief of a New Jersey high school newspaper planned to publish a story in the most recent edition about a conflict between administrators and the superintendent. Instead, she ended up publishing a story explaining why that article didn't appear.

Temple student arrested for photographing traffic stop sues police

Two years ago, a Temple University student’s attempt to complete a photojournalism assignment by taking pictures of a police traffic stop ended in arrest for both him and his girlfriend, who was accompanying him at the time. The pair was acquitted on charges of obstructing justice later that year, but the issue is back in court this month — this time, in a civil lawsuit filed by the pair against the two Philadelphia police officers who made the arrest.