As the only student-run paper in the school’s three-year history to take root and publish more than one issue, The Voice is looking to continue what it started while facing educational hurdles and a professional media culture that operates completely opposite of American-style journalism.
Author: Nick Dean
Experts are discovering that the collegiate media has been fast to sign up and utilize social media, but rather slow to self-police.
Secrecy and foundations
Open government advocates have their sights set on fundraising groups that have evaded public records laws for years despite being run by public employees and conducting the state’s business — university foundations.
Seattle school not liable for student newspaper story about landlord
Publichigh schools are not liable for the content of student-run newspapers, aWashington state court judge ruled Friday, rejecting a Seattle landlord’s libellawsuit.
N.C. judge rules against student reporter seeking campus police records
A state court judge ruled Monday that ElonUniversity provided adequate information to a former student in response to hispublic records requests, avoiding a direct ruling on whether state publicrecord laws apply to campus police at private universities.
College student punished for Facebook post sues St. Augustine's
On May 2, a day after his peers walked across a stage and were recognized for completing their degree programs, Roman Caple drove to St. Augustine College’s administration building. He was stopped at the security booth where a campus police officer handed him his graduation regalia and his degree through his car window. He signed that he received them and was told to turn around and leave campus.
ESPN sues Ohio State over athletic records, challenges school's privacy claims
Sports media giant ESPN on Monday sued Ohio State University,alleging violations of state public records law after the university denied itsrequests for records about an ongoing investigation of the school’s footballprogram.
Judge tosses subpoena for Chicago student journalists' notes
Collegestudents in Illinois have been given a seat at the professional journalists’table after a judge used the state’s shield law to protect student journalistsfor possibly the first time ever last week.
Video games decision a win for student speech rights, advocates say
While Monday's landmark violent video games decisionwas a clear win for the video gaming industry, student journalism advocates arealso calling it a victory for students' free speech rights.
Student paper concerned about news rack policy at Florida
From free to fee and color to black-and-whitenewsstands, the University of Florida is attempting to flip the script oncampus distribution of publications and the student newspaper isn’t letting thechanges go unchallenged.