Takedown demands come in all shapes and sizes. Responding to these demands can be confusing, but – with a well-thought-out policy that is enforced fairly and consistently – student publications can reduce their risk of a takedown breakdown.
The Student Press Law Center answers your most frequently asked questions about Internet commenting and publishing online.
A guide to students' legal rights and responsibilities on the internet.
In general, legal principles created with print publications in mind are also applicable to social media publishing — with some notable exceptions.
Student journalists and school administrators should be aware of the protection Section 230 may offer — as well as its limits — when they venture into cyberspace.
Some of the more commonly asked questions from student media involving libel, invasion of privacy, liability for online communications and copyright and trademark law.
Some of the most frequently asked questions about internet publishing and press freedom.
Calls to the Student Press Law Center indicate that Internet gambling firms have begun to tap into the profitable college market by advertising through student media — a practice that could be risky for student newspapers.