A student journalist at the University ofMississippi, who was arrested while taking pictures of police on campus, said hewill plead not guilty to the charge of disorderly conduct when he goes to courtnext week.
A Mississippi high school student is suing her school district after a teacher logged into the student's social networking account and distributed information that embarrassed her and led to her removal from the team.
A bill that would allow easier access to policeincident reports is awaiting a state Senate vote and is expected to pass thissession.
Almost half of the press run of the University of Southern Mississippi's student newspaper disappeared from racks last week, but editors say the police are reluctant to investigate the theft because the newspaper is free.
This fall the Orange & Black staff members had a choice: publish a controversial photo and risk a community backlash or self-censor and save the newspaper from possibly losing editorial control.
The staff of the Daily Mississippian student newspaper is sleeping a little easierafter successfully avoiding a libel suit.
Itawamba Agricultural High School newspaper editors have agreed to stop threatening the school with a lawsuit challenging the principal, who named himself editor in chief of the paper more than two years ago.
In an unusual twist to the issue of high school censorship, principal Pete McMurry of Itawamba Agricultural High School has named himself editor in chief of the student newspaper after students sought to include a political cartoon in the paper last spring.