The Student Press Law Center, joined by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education and the College Media Association, condemns the attack on student journalists from Ohio State University who were covering a protest in Columbus on June 1. Journalists from The Lantern were lawfully covering a protest taking place adjacent to the campus. Confronted… Continue reading The Student Press Law Center condemns the attack on Ohio State University student journalists who were covering protests
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NEWS RELEASE: The Lantern recognized with national award for holding The Ohio State University accountable via public records
For excellence in pursuing public records that surfaced a controversy involving the university football coaching staff and in another instance taking the university to court for holding back police reports, The Lantern at The Ohio State University is the recipient of the Student Press Law Center’s 2018 Reveille Seven College Press Freedom Award. “The Lantern… Continue reading NEWS RELEASE: The Lantern recognized with national award for holding The Ohio State University accountable via public records
FERPA defense play: Universities often cite the federal student privacy law to shield athletic scandals
At the University of Oregon, Vanderbilt University and the University of Montana, FERPA was cited to withhold records and information related to sexual assault allegations. FERPA was even cited at Florida State University to withhold records about Heisman-winning quarterback Jameis Winston, who has been accused of sexual assault in December 2012.
Ohio Supreme Court rules some OSU football investigation records can remain private
The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered Ohio State University to hand over some – but not all – of the documents requested by ESPN in 2011 in relation to the NCAA’s investigation of former football coach Jim Tressel.
Ohio State outsources Lantern business operations, surprising student staff
Ohio State University’s student newspaper The Lantern announced Sunday that its businessoperations will be managed by Gannett Company’s Media Network of Central Ohiostarting July 1.
ESPN sues Ohio State over athletic records, challenges school's privacy claims
Sports media giant ESPN on Monday sued Ohio State University,alleging violations of state public records law after the university denied itsrequests for records about an ongoing investigation of the school’s footballprogram.
OSU police close case on <i>Lantern</i> photographer detained during cow escape
The Ohio State University director of public safety announcedTuesday that the university does not recommend criminal charges be filed against a student photojournalistdetained while covering the escape of two cows on campus last month.
Photojournalist detained while covering escape of angry cows on OSU campus
A student photojournalist wasbriefly detained by university police last week while covering the escape of twocows on Ohio State University's campus.
Big Ten media credential policy draws scrutiny
Media organizations have joined together to try topersuade the Big Ten conference to change its media credential requirements,criticizing the policy's language because it may restrict them fromeffectively covering the conference's athletic events, according to aletter sent Thursday to the Big Ten.