In early March, University Daily Kansan was gearing up for their biggest advertising sales of the academic year because of their No. 1 ranked men’s basketball team. Then, the coronavirus pandemic started spreading more rapidly in the U.S. prompting a slew of event cancelations followed by the University of Kansas shutting its doors for the… Continue reading COVID-19 severely affected student newspapers’ advertising sales. This is how some news organizations are coping
Ask SPLC: An advertiser wants to include a photo of himself holding a gun. Can we say no?
Q: I am the editor of a public high school yearbook. An advertiser — a local real estate agent — submitted a family photo as part of his ad. In it, he is holding a hunting rifle (we live in hunting country.) Given the many incidents of gun-related school violence I asked for a different photo, but… Continue reading Ask SPLC: An advertiser wants to include a photo of himself holding a gun. Can we say no?
Student government accuses the Daily Evergreen of violating election rules
The Daily Evergreen printed two full-page ads in support of a referendum that asked students to establish a $4 fee that would have supported student media.
Texas student paper adviser and advertising coordinator pull strip club ad after reader backlash
The student editorial board slammed the decision by professional staff members to pull a strip club ad after media attention and reader backlash.
California school district bans certain ads in student publications
A new policy at Roseville Joint Union High School District bans advertising content in student publications that supports political candidates, has religious symbols or promotes illegal activities.a
Ohio State outsources Lantern business operations, surprising student staff
Ohio State University’s student newspaper The Lantern announced Sunday that its businessoperations will be managed by Gannett Company’s Media Network of Central Ohiostarting July 1.
Court refuses to hear advertiser
A Lexington community activist, whose political advertisement was refused by a high school's student publications, was denied a hearing by the U.S. Supreme Court in late May.