The Daily Helmsman's budget will be restored after a University of Memphis investigation found that a 33 percent cut was potentially content-motivated, the university's president announced Friday.
Less than three days after The Daily Helmsman publicly accused a University of Memphis committee of slashing its budget in response to content, the school’s president is ordering an investigation into the matter.
The student newspaper at theUniversity of Memphis is protesting a budget cut it believes to be a directresponse to the past year’s content.
When free student newspapers are stolen on university campuses, campus and city police often do not believe it is a crime because they say there is no law under which to prosecute the theft. This spring, six student newspapers experienced that questionable line of thinking first hand.