Law enforcement may not be familiar with the student press. They may see you only as students, and not know or understand the essential role of student journalists in covering public events such as protests. This letter may be helpful in providing law enforcement with evidence of your claims. Carry a physical copy (do not… Continue reading How to communicate to police that you’re a journalist while covering a protest
Students at one of the nation’s largest private universities are using a little-known tactic as a method of protesting unpopular decisions by university administrators: FERPA requests.
A journalism graduate student from the University of California-Berkeley was attacked while covering election protests in Oakland, last week.
A student photojournalist at Tufts University was arrested Tuesday and charged with disturbing the peace while he was on assignment at a Boston rally where students protested a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown.