Nearly three years after Stuckey’s investigative story ran in The Post, students at Ohio University picked up where Stuckey left off, covering Kelly’s February conviction on 18 counts of theft and corruption and his March sentencing to seven years in prison.
The student newspaper at the University of Virginia issued an apology and pulled two satirical stories from its website Wednesday after students complained the stories were racist — one of which parodied a student’s violent arrest by Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control agents two weeks ago.
Student editors at Ohio University believe their endorsement in the student government election prompted the theft of their newspapers this week.
Charges against an Ohio University student photojournalist who was arrested while photographing paramedics on an emergency call were dropped this week.
This week, an Ohio University student photojournalist who is allergic to horses asked for a jury trial to defend himself against charges stemming from an October incident where a team of mounted police tried to stop him from photographing on public property.
An Ohio University graduate student photojournalist was arrested last week for attempting to take photos at the scene of a medical emergency.
A student-run, statewide audit of public records access at public universities in Ohio uncovered dozens of instances of non-compliance with state open records laws.
Between refining a policy that prevented student media from contacting administrators and passing a policy that inserted the protection of free speech into the college’s faculty handbook, students and school officials at Ohio University have taken steps to challenge First Amendment restrictions on campus.