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Much like their professional counterparts, student publications have been subjected to calls of “fake news” and a reporter recently spat on.
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The SPLC outlines how students and advisers can work together to prevent and push back against firings, reassignments, pay cuts and other forms of adviser retaliation.
In June, Nevada passed “New Voices” legislation designed to give specific protections for student journalists. Here’s what Patrick File, who helped lead the effort, had to say about his experience getting this legislation proposed, sponsored and passed so quickly.
A Court of Claims judge threw out a lawsuit against ESPN, saying Michigan State University can’t sue reporters for requesting records under the Freedom of Information Act.
The Torch, the award-winning student newspaper at St. John’s University in Queens, New York is using crowdfunding to pay off debts rather than give up its decades-long status as an independent publication.
In a major development in the movement for student press freedom, the American Bar Association has announced its support for New Voices legislation.
The Kentucky attorney general will appeal a ruling from a circuit court’s determination that he does not have authority to review records the University of Kentucky has kept confidential following sexual harassment and sexual assault allegations.
The SPLC spoke with Jeremy Steele who is heading up the effort in Michigan to pass meaningful legislation that guarantees the rights of student journalists.