News outlets have long presented themselves as a forum for community discussion, but the much-ballyhooed "Web 2.0 revolution" made this a much more literal proposition.
Student journalists and school administrators should be aware of the protection Section 230 may offer — as well as its limits — when they venture into cyberspace.
The Holmes County School District must allowstudents to wear symbols and messages in school promoting gay rights, a federaljudge has ruled.
Two student newspapers last weeksuccessfully fought off subpoenas seeking unpublished materials as evidence inunrelated criminal cases.
After a year of personality conflicts andbudget disputes with a newly hired student media coordinator, the editors ofMacon State College's weekly student newspaper decided not to reapply for theirpositions next year.
KANSAS -- The student newspaper at Wichita State Universitywill receive its funds as normal in October, but paper staffers remain concernedabout a task force formed in response to complaints about the paper'squality.
Sunflower News editors first learned about the task force in late March,as they were preparing to go through the usual student government fundingprocess.
Colorado State University officials plan topresent a proposal next month to the university system's Board of Governors thatwould convert the school's entire student media department into an independentnonprofit corporation.
The returning editor in chief, otherreturning editors and new applicants for editorial positions at QuinnipiacUniversity's student newspaper withdrew their applications en masse over thepast week in protest of a new selection process that will allow the dean ofstudents to select The Chronicle's editorial board.
The allegations against Richard MontgomeryHigh School's principal already had appeared in local papers.
Student editors at Eureka High School arewaiting for a decision from their principal on whether they will be allowed toreprint about 400 copies of the April Redwood Bark to replace copies theprincipal ordered removed from distribution bins.