A Pierce County jury found in favor of the PuyallupSchool District on Wednesday, establishing that the school's 2008 studentnewspaper article about students' sexual practices and histories was not aviolation of those students' privacy.
Wisconsin may soon join the majority of states withjournalistic shield laws, which protect professional and student journalistsfrom being compelled to divulge confidential sources or information, when thegovernor signs the new bill.
In a public show of solidarity, several professional andstudent newspapers published editorials this week admonishing the behavior ofthe Harrisonburg Police Department and the Commonwealth's Attorney MarshaGarst toward the James Madison University newspaper, The Breeze, lastweek.
The photographs seized on Friday from the newsroom ofJames Madison University's student newspaper, The Breeze, by theRockingham Commonwealth's Attorney are being held pending furthernegotiations.
Harrisonburg Police officers and the Commonwealth's Attorney for Rockingham County, Va. executed a search warrant in the newsroom of the James Madison University student newspaper Friday, seizing photographs of a recent riot near campus.
To celebrate its namesake’s birthday, the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression at the University of Virginia today released the names of the recipients of the 2010 Jefferson Muzzles, a dubious "honor” awarded to those who have inhibited free speech and expression during the past year.Two of the Center's “honorees” limited student speech in public schools.
The Student Senate at the University of Kansas votedWednesday night to maintain the portion of the student fee that goes towardfunding the school's student newspaper, The University DailyKansan.
Sarah Palin seems to be everywhere these days, despite her lack of political office, and in June she is expected to get another payday by appearing at California State University Stanislaus -- and one state senator is none too pleased.California State Sen.
House Bill 2585 passedthrough the Kansas State Senate and House of Representatives this week, settingthe stage for a shield law to protect professional and student journalists.
The American University student newspaper, TheEagle, published an apology todayfor the controversy caused by the Tuesday column that addressed the issue ofconsent in date rape situations.