CHICAGO — Student journalists have been subpoenaed in a lawsuit filed by the Pearson Family Members Foundation against the University of Chicago. The family wants reporters at The Chicago Maroon, the university’s student newspaper, to turn over 66 pages of internal university documents. In 2017, a man gave the Maroon documents containing details of an… Continue reading Student journalists subpoenaed in lawsuit filed against the University of Chicago
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