There are a number of factors that make reporting on sexual assault and harassment on campus a difficult feat for student journalists.
Author: Marjorie Kirk
Florida appellate court rules in favor of student news site in records lawsuit
Student government records can’t be withheld from journalists on the grounds of educational privacy, a Florida appeals court has affirmed.
Free speech, student press focus of discussion at Newseum
The SPLC's own Frank LoMonte joined free speech advocates and media experts for a discussion about student journalism, protests against controversial speakers and how attitudes of millennials are shaping free speech on college campuses.
As colleges push employees to retire early, student journalists find documents elusive
Offering early-retirement buyout packages to high-paid senior employees is an increasingly common way for cash-strapped colleges to cut costs. But students trying to cover those buyouts have met with stiff (and legally questionable) resistance to disclosure of who qualifies for the payouts.
Three Michigan State football players charged in secretive sexual assault investigation
Three Michigan State University football players have been charged in a sexual assault case that has been shrouded in secrecy by the university.
Nevada governor signs New Voices bill into law
Nevada students and journalists alike rejoiced when Gov. Sandoval signed Senate Bill 240 into law late Friday night.
You can quote me on that: Yearbook quotes elicit censorship and refund offers
It’s that time of year again when school administrators and student journalists face the nail-biting moment of yearbook release, mostly excitement with just a bit of (occasionally well-founded) trepidation.
Nevada Senate confirms House vote and sends New Voices bill to Governor
Nevada’s New Voices bill, Senate Bill 420, passed the state legislature this week, awaiting only the governor’s signature before it becomes law.
Vermont Governor signs New Voices bill into law
It’s been a busy month in Vermont, where journalists have secured two First Amendment victories in a week after Gov. Phil Scott signed New Voices legislation on Thursday.
Arizona Governor vetoes New Voices bill
Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey vetoed the New Voices bill, SB 1384, just a few days after the General Assembly wrapped up their legislative session.