Heightened with the prevalence of online commenting, student journalists frequently receive pushback from their own work. Often, the adversaries are their own peers.
Tag: spring 2015
Shaking the foundation: Fighting for access to university nonprofit foundations
Public universities use private nonprofits to raise money. In order to track donor influence, one group is fighting for more access.
The labor beat: How student journalists cover campus workplaces
Student journalists often face challenges when reporting on campus workers and workplaces.
Yak flak: How should schools respond to students' anonymous speech?
New technology means new worries. Schools are grappling with how to respond to students' anonymous speech in the Yik Yak era.
A plea for help: Student publications try to raise money online
Like professional newspapers, student publications nationwide are strapped for cash. In an effort to stop the bleeding, some have turned to the Internet to ask for help.
A catalyst for reform: North Dakota's new anti-Hazelwood law has rebuilt a national movement
North Dakota's lawmakers have approved an anti-Hazelwood law to protect students' speech rights, helping rebuild a national movement.
Teacher talk: Professors' fight to speak openly often isn't easy
Across the country, attacks on academic freedom have ended up in court and in policy changes as professors fight to speak openly.
Hip-hop hassle: How the lyrics of two violent rap songs could redefine your online free-speech protections
After the Supreme Court ruled on Elonis in June, free-speech advocates worry about potential consequences on student social media speech.
Unpaid journalism internships: Employers react to wave of legal challenges
Some observers have predicted that the end of the unpaid internship is not far away — here's a summary and an analysis of the recent legal developments.