Chapman president apologizes for PR team misleading student newspaper on prior review

(Panther Newsroom / Louisa Marshall)

CALIFORNIA — The president of Chapman University has apologized to its student newspaper for misleading statements made by the school’s public relations team about covering a fundraiser on campus attended by former President George W. Bush. The Panther, an independent weekly student newspaper at Chapman, a private college in Orange, California, had known Bush would… Continue reading Chapman president apologizes for PR team misleading student newspaper on prior review

NEWS RELEASE: Report spotlights threats to college press freedom, calls on nation’s colleges to end retaliation against journalists and advisers

A coalition led by the American Association of University Professors and the Student Press Law Center warns of escalating threats to the civic health of America's colleges as a result of the retaliatory removal of journalism advisers and other attacks on the freedom of the student media, calling for a "significant cultural readjustment" that values transparency and accountability over image control.

Maryland New Voices press freedom bill signed into law

MARYLAND — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan signed into law Tuesday a bill designed to protect the free-speech rights of high school and college journalists. The new law, which goes into effect on October 1, will grant high school and college student journalists the ability to exercise freedom of speech and of the press in school-sponsored media,… Continue reading Maryland New Voices press freedom bill signed into law