Current leaders of The Daily Texan say they cannot support a budget proposal to cut the student newspaper to a weekly, a proposal that has also been questioned by Texan alumni.
Oversight of the Texas Student Media at the University of Texas at Austin will shift to the Moody College of Communication after what students say were “vague” and “brief” conversations with them about the transition.
Student staff at the University of Texas’ student newspaper will take a major pay cut next year but the paper will keep its five-day-a-week printing schedule under a budget approved Friday by the Texas Student Media Board.
Daily Texan staff and alumni are speaking out against a proposed budget cut that would cost the paper a day of printing each week to make up for declining ad sales.
A plan that didn’t allow newspaper boxes – even for the school’s paper – in front of the University of Texas’ journalism school is going away after public pressure.
Thestudent media director at the University of Texas was forced to resign earlierthis month after seven months on the job.
After more than a year, an ongoing legal battle and the passage of a new law, a student newspaper at the University of Texas at Austin finally got what it asked for in an open-records request — or at least some of it.
In June, Gov. Rick Perry signed a state homeland security law that seals records pertaining to state-funded security systems. The specifications, operating procedures and locations of cameras are now confidential in an effort to protect both private and public property from an act of terrorism.