12/10/2018 UPDATE: The President of the University of North Alabama, Kenneth Kitts, called College Media Association's censure an “effort to conflate an academic decision… with an attack on the First Amendment.” Kitts' Dec. 6 statement to the UNA faculty senate said CMA’s censure has given rise to “sensational headlines” about the university and its administration,… Continue reading University of North Alabama President addresses censure over ousted student media adviser
The Alabama Supreme Court on Friday ruled against a newspaper seeking names of students who lost their football scholarships at Alabama State University.
ALABAMA — During his three years as the student newspaper adviser at Auburn University, Austin Phillips spent hours each week reading the students’ work, offering advice and answering students’ legal and ethical questions.
And although Phillips’ students have the final say on what goes into the paper, “they know they can come to me, call me, email me any time of the day or night to answer any questions,” he said.
Sen. Arthur Orr introduced a bill on March 3 that would make it a crime if a student posts personal, private or sexual information on social media with the intent to “intimidate or torment” another student or school employee. The law would punish students for all statements — “whether true or false” — that are likely to provoke the stalking or harassment of a student or employee.
Two members of Auburn University’s Student Government Association have admitted to stealing more than 1,000 copies of The Auburn Plainsman's Aug. 28 issue in an attempt to censor an editorial criticizing changes to a campus shuttle bus service.
Huntsville City Schools Superintendent Casey Wardynski told a reporter with AL.com the district launched a secret program 18 months ago to monitor students’ social media sites.
The University of Alabama’s 122-year-old student yearbook will cease publication, prompted by years of dwindling revenue and circulation. Last year, only 24 copies of the Corolla were sold to a student body of more than 34,000.
The staff at the student newspaper at Auburn University has reported to local law enforcement that more than 1,000 copies of Thursday’s issue were stolen from seven locations on campus — a loss of nearly $800 for the news organization.
A year after the student newspaper at the University of Alabama released a scathing report detailing the persistence of racial segregation in sorority recruiting, university officials released new guidelines restricting media access to those involved in rush.
Copies of the student newspaper at the University of North Alabama were stolen after the paper ran a front-page story about a fraternity event.