NEWS RELEASE: Award recognizes Central Florida college journalists for bucking aggressive campus secrecy tactics

The editors and staff of Knight News at the University of Central Florida were presented Oct. 22 with the annual College Press Freedom Award, in recognition of their extraordinary determination in pursuing disclosure of public records in the face of brutal attacks by their university.

Freedom fighters honored by SPLC

A student newspaper at a Virginia college and four student newspaper editors at an Ohio high school that battled efforts by school administrators to control the content of their publications have been named the winners of student press freedom awards co-sponsored by the Student Press Law Center.

The staff of The Script at Hampton University received the 2004 College Press Freedom award on Saturday, Nov.