WASHINGTON, D.C. — Four notable student journalists discussed the future of press freedom and challenges like censorship and backlash from peers on a panel at the National Archives on Jan. 29. The event was part of Student Press Freedom Day, which launched in 2018 to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1988 Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier… Continue reading Student journalists talk about their role in the community, censorship, backlash and press freedom
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Chapman president apologizes for PR team misleading student newspaper on prior review
CALIFORNIA — The president of Chapman University has apologized to its student newspaper for misleading statements made by the school’s public relations team about covering a fundraiser on campus attended by former President George W. Bush. The Panther, an independent weekly student newspaper at Chapman, a private college in Orange, California, had known Bush would… Continue reading Chapman president apologizes for PR team misleading student newspaper on prior review
Big name news outlets are hiring journalism interns now
Every month, the Student Press Law Center makes a list of paid journalism internships. Some with upcoming deadlines include SPLC itself and major broadcasters like CNN and CBS.
Nebraska student newspaper facing $20,000 funding cut after student body president vetoes fee allocation
The Daily Nebraskan, the independent student newspaper at the University of Nebraska, is facing a potential $20,000 funding reduction from the university’s student government for the upcoming academic year.
Tug of war
For high school newspaper advisers, standing up for students’ free speech can come with a price.
Student newspaper at the University of Central Florida closes after 48 years
The Future is no more. The University of Central Florida is losing its 48-year-old student newspaper, the Central Florida Future, as of today.
UPDATE: UCF files request for financial sanctions against student media in open records lawsuit
The University of Central Florida is asking a court to order a student-run news website, Knight News, to pay the university’s attorneys fees in an open records lawsuit the student media outlet filed against the university.
Knight News files third lawsuit against UCF, claims student government held secret meetings
A student news organization filed its third lawsuit against the University of Central Florida last month after the student government budget committee met and discussed the organization’s multi-million dollar budget in secret and did not comply with open records requests, according to the complaint.
ACLU files lawsuit against UC San Diego for defunding student media in retaliation of satirical student paper
The San Diego American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit against UC-San Diego administrators, claiming the Associated Students Council violated a controversial newspaper’s First Amendment rights by eliminating funding for student print media.