A photo published in its features section upset some members of the institution’s black community. In response, editors removed the photo from the news organization’s website Monday afternoon.
On Monday, after the Society of Professional Journalists, a local student-run media website and local television journalists raised enough to pay the bill, NMU President Fritz Erickson announced all fees for the public records request would be waived
The illustration in The Michigan Review, an independent student publication, accompanied a story about students protesting the athletic director and the athletic department’s handling of a head injury quarterback Shane Morris sustained during Michigan’s Sept. 28 loss to Minnesota.
Two newspapers have filed a lawsuit against the University of Michigan Board of Regents, alleging the elected body routinely violates the state's Open Meetings Act when it meets for "informal" closed-door meetings to discuss issues about the institution.
Blocked by school censors from sharing a thoughtful discussion of mental-health issues in the pages of the Community High School student newspaper, two Ann Arbor, Mich., teens were forced instead to settle for The New York Times and NPR's "Weekend Edition."
Proving once again that censorship is gasoline on the flame of a powerful idea, journalists Madeline Halpert and Eva Rosenfeld talked with NPR's Scott Simon today about how they were prevented from publishing a column examining the effects of depression on teens and why it's so hard for them to talk about.
Halpert was one of several students who agreed, with written parental permission, to be named in a story confronting the stigma surrounding mental illness that can, with tragic consequences, deter people struggling with depression from seeking professional help.
Students at Central Michigan University are sharing on Twitter their plans to destroy copies of the student newspaper, and in one case, someone posted a photograph of a paper being set on fire.
On Monday, the editor of Albion College’s online student news organization got the news he’d been holding out on for more than a week: After a nine-day suspension imposed because of errors in an article about a student’s death, The Albion Pleiad could resume publication.
Officials at Albion College halted publication of its student news organization, The Albion Pleiad, in response to complaints about a news article published last Friday.
A recent graduate is contesting a judge’s recent decision to side with a Michigan school district in a lawsuit over a former student’s request for the names of expelled students, arguing that the school is hiding behind FERPA, a federal student privacy law.
The Hastings Area School System has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former student after the district would not release the names of expelled students in its board meeting minutes.