The 2020 Courage in Student Journalism recipient is BluePrints magazine at Cedar Shoals High School in Athens, Georgia, which pressed a local school board and newly appointed board member for honesty and transparency.
VERMONT — When the University of Vermont instituted a hiring freeze due to COVID-19, the administration decided to hire an interim student media adviser already working at the school as a professor of English. But they did so without permission or input from the independent outlets that would work with this adviser. Now, just over… Continue reading UVM hires new adviser without student media’s input; adviser threatens editor’s job
The Student Press Law Center joins the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and the Native American Journalists Association in demanding that Haskell Indian Nations University President Ronald Graham rescind unconstitutional threats toward the editor of the student newspaper. Along with other “directives,” Graham forbade the student newspaper editor from interviewing government agencies and from “attack[ing]”… Continue reading SPLC signs on to letter urging Haskell Indian Nations University administration to rescind unconstitutional directives to student editor