Student journalists have heard doomsday predictions of print journalism’s demise for years now as professional newspapers are continually being forced to adapt to a changing industry climate or shut off the presses for good. Still, experts say college media generally are not experiencing the same degree of gloom and doom as their professional brethren.
Entering an interview with an open mind and broad agenda can lead to untold stories. One writer at the University of Virginia reflected on the school’s history and its perception as an institution catering to southern gentlemen – perhaps even prejudicially so. He wondered if LGBT communities felt those stigmas and stereotypes, a question that led to the series “Gay at UVA.”
Acollege journalist and the Student Press Law Center have settled their lawsuitwith Johnson County Community College stemming from the school’s $24,000 pricetag for documents under an open records request.
When the editorial board of the East Carolinian decided to print a full-frontal picture of a streaker, the front-page photo courted controversy – and apparently multiple instances of newspaper theft.
An Iowa appeals court ruled Wednesday in favor of a former newspaper adviser who was reprimanded by his school, in the first case testing a post-Hazelwood student free expression law.
As newspaper archives go online, long-forgotten and probably regrettable college escapades are seeing the light of day thanks to the Internet.
Days before the Indian Post staff at Unionville High School were to hand in theyear’s first issue to administration under its prior review policy, theyreceived some big news: The policy had been lifted.
A Pennsylvania fifth grader can resume handing out invitations to church events after a judge ruled Thursday that her school district inhibited personal speech protected by the First Amendment and the Tinker standard.Judge A.
Whilehonor code charges against the editor of the University of Virginia’s studentnewspaper were dropped this week, student journalists remain concerned abouttheir publication’s independence.
SamHouston State University’s recent attempt to corral school-affiliated socialmedia pages was met with concern over students’ free speech rights, spawningcontroversial protests on campus and a Wednesday “Liberty in Peril” event.