Each school year, student newspaper staffs publish nude images. While some argue the images accurately convey a newsworthy event, others are published to be edgy, like at the University of Buffalo, where the student newspaper’s annual sex issue features articles about sexual health and related topics. Often accompanying the articles are sexually explicit images some people argue are unsettling to see in a newspaper.
A $31,200 settlement hasbeen reached between East Carolina University and its former student mediadirector, who was fired in January in the wake of a full-frontal streaker photoin the student newspaper he advised.
East Carolina University fired its student media director Wednesday, two monthsafter the newspaper he advised published a controversial front-page photo of astreaker.
When the editorial board of the East Carolinian decided to print a full-frontal picture of a streaker, the front-page photo courted controversy – and apparently multiple instances of newspaper theft.