Student and professional journalists write op-eds for Student Press Freedom Day

In 2019, nearly 70 student newsrooms wrote editorials on the importance of student press freedom as part of Year of the Student Journalist. This year, we've relaunched the op-ed campaign and high school, college and professional journalists answered the call. Don't see your name on the list? Email Danielle Dieterich at ddieterich@splc.org with the subject line “SPFD… Continue reading Student and professional journalists write op-eds for Student Press Freedom Day

Penn State’s Collegian stands by editorial criticizing Barstool, despite backlash from fans

(Aabha Vora / Daily Collegian)

PENNSYLVANIA — Editors at the Daily Collegian are defending a recent editorial criticizing Barstool Sports President Dave Portnoy for comments he made toward a Penn State dean. The student journalist who authored the editorial received substantial personal attacks and pushback on social media. How it started The eventual series of conflicts stem from a Sept.… Continue reading Penn State’s Collegian stands by editorial criticizing Barstool, despite backlash from fans