The Board of Regents atMurray State University voted Friday to express its dissatisfaction with thestudent newspaper's recent publication of a "Special SEXtion."
Author: Katie Maloney
OSU police close case on <i>Lantern</i> photographer detained during cow escape
The Ohio State University director of public safety announcedTuesday that the university does not recommend criminal charges be filed against a student photojournalistdetained while covering the escape of two cows on campus last month.
New Kansas shield law could protect student journalists
Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson signed the Kansas House Bill2585 into law April 15, establishing a shield law that appears to affordprotection to both professional and student journalists.
No laughing matter
When a juicy story surfaces, editorial cartoonists nationwide jump to see who can create the most tongue-in-cheek illustration. Recently, three college papers came under fire for printing cartoons critics considered offensive or insensitive. Though the law offers protection for the content of cartoons, it does not protect them from the consequences of controversy.
Different words, one goal
Journalism students around the world work hard to inform their communities and gain practical experience in their chosen field. Editors in Ireland, Canada, South Africa, Singapore and Iraq talk to the Report's Katie Maloney and share their unique perspectives on what it means to be a student journalist.
Trip abroad offers journalism students chance to test, improve international reporting skills
American journalism students enjoy learning about the media in a country that has relatively strong protections for a free press. But those students interested in experiencing different media systems by exploring international journalism must explore different ways to get that type of first-hand experience.
Photojournalist detained while covering escape of angry cows on OSU campus
A student photojournalist wasbriefly detained by university police last week while covering the escape of twocows on Ohio State University's campus.
Md. shield law now includes protection for college student journalists
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signed a billupdating the state's shield law April 13, extending reporter'sprivilege to student journalists working in the state.
Virginia AG: No First Amendment concern in police raid of JMU Breeze newsroom
After being shown support from local and national news outlets in the form of extensive coverage and editorials, The Breeze newspaper at James Madison University learned Friday that it does not have the support of Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli.The Breeze website quotes Cuccinelli’s statement, saying he fully supports Rockingham Commonwealth’s Attorney Marsha Garst’s actions on April 16, when she, along with several Harrisonburg Police officers, executed a search warrant in the newsroom of the Breeze.“I support any and all legal means to gather information to build a case against people who allegedly harmed or intended to harm law enforcement officers,” Cuccinelli said, according to the Breeze website.The search warrant was for pictures the Breeze had of a recent riot near the JMU campus.
Ky. attorney general orders university to release correspondence records
Northern KentuckyUniversity's student newspaper, The Northerner, is in a 30-daywaiting period to find out whether the school will respond to an open recordsrequest, as ordered by the Kentucky Attorney General, or appeal to the CampbellCounty Circuit Court.