The media organizations looking to unseal records in a Chapel Hill homicide case are still waiting for a judge’s ruling on the issue, but a hearing Wednesday did shed some additional light on the investigation.
Pennsylvania students Brianna Hawk and Kayla Martinez won’t have to worry about removing their “I <3 boobies! (KEEP A BREAST)” bracelets anytime soon, as the nation’s highest court declined to hear their school district’s latest appeal to ban the accessories
The Daily Tar Heel, backed by several other local media organizations, is fighting to unseal search warrants and other records in a 2012 student death case.
A bill introduced earlier this year in Ohio would, with some exceptions, make it illegal for schools to require students to turn over access to their social media accounts either as a condition of admittance or under threat of disciplinary action.
A trio of student journalists who fought to protect confidential sources while investigating events surrounding a peer’s suicide earned recognition this month from the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.The team from Saratoga High School’s The Saratoga Falcon — Samuel Liu, Sabrina Chen and Cristina Curcelli — were honored in the high school category of the James Madison Freedom of Information Awards.
Mazie Bryant and Jillian Beck — editors of The Crimson White and The Daily Bruin, respectively — know how frustrating it can be to get answers out of their universities.So after running into repeated reporting roadblocks, they’ve decided to call attention to their universities’ public records responsiveness by making their records requests more transparent.In newly debuted trackers, The Crimson White and The Daily Bruin now publicize details of the requests they’ve submitted to their institutions.
An internal investigation into police treatment of a Purdue Exponent photographer found no wrongdoing, but some are questioning the thoroughness of the report.
A recent dispute involving a student photographer and a popular 5K organization reached a settlement over the weekend, after the student’s crowdfunding campaign to offset the costs of a pending lawsuit generated outcry online.
Florida Atlantic University student Maxwell William Jackson said The Color Run exploited his work after he willingly provided images for use on Facebook in exchange for photo credit.
On Monday, the editor of Albion College’s online student news organization got the news he’d been holding out on for more than a week: After a nine-day suspension imposed because of errors in an article about a student’s death, The Albion Pleiad could resume publication.
Officials at Albion College halted publication of its student news organization, The Albion Pleiad, in response to complaints about a news article published last Friday.