The University of Florida's independent student newspaper has suggested a settlement that could end its lawsuit against the university about a proposed policy that would give the school control of newspaper racks on campus.
The University of Florida’s independent student newspaper has filed a lawsuit seeking to halt the university’s plan to replace two dozen of the newspaper’s racks after a months-long negotiation between the two groups failed to produce a compromise.
The University of Florida’s independent student newspaper is protesting a change in distribution policy that it believes could have a detrimental effect on readership and First Amendment freedom
Theculprit behind the dumping of 268 student newspapers at the University ofFlorida came forward Monday, confirming the newspaper’s earlier reporting thata student politician threw them out.
In aspat of he-said, she-said between student politicians and a student newspaperat the University of Florida, one thing is certain — 268 unread copies of The Independent Florida Alligator werefound discarded in a trash bin the day before student government elections.
From free to fee and color to black-and-whitenewsstands, the University of Florida is attempting to flip the script oncampus distribution of publications and the student newspaper isn’t letting thechanges go unchallenged.
A Florida college student newspaperthat fought to keep records public and a Michigan high school reporter who fought censorship at her school were recognized for their efforts by the Student Press Law Center in November.