Editor’s Note: If you’ve experienced a newspaper theft this year, or if one ever occurs in the future, email Danielle Dieterich at firstname.lastname@example.org to report it. At least 8,500 copies of student newspapers at colleges in the United States were reported stolen, trashed or destroyed in 2019. In November alone, thefts were reported at County… Continue reading Newspaper theft in 2019: 8,500+ issues stolen, trashed in 13 incidents
FLORIDA — Kristen Grau walked by a University Press newspaper stand and knew something wasn’t right. Every copy was gone, even the display piece. In the trash bin only feet from the stand, Grau found the newspapers under only a few pieces of garbage. The cover story of this particular issue includes a detailed account… Continue reading FAU student newspapers detailing alleged rape by quarterback found in trash
Even simple records requests are held up by delays and high costs, say journalists at Florida Atlantic University. The problems have been worsening over the past few years, in particular for one student.
About2,600 copies of Florida Atlantic University’s student newspaper were stolenover three days this week after members of the staff removed posters thatcriticized the paper.
About 2,000 copies of the student newspaper at Florida Atlantic University were taken from their bins and thrown into the trash early last week.
When Michael Koretzky was fired from his 12-year positionas the adviser of Florida Atlantic University's student newspaper, itsparked tensions between the University Press and FAU's StudentAffairs department.
After being fired did not stop newspaper adviser Michael Koretzky from working with his students, Florida Atlantic University is pressuring student newspaper editors not to permit Koretzky to to work without pay.
Citing the desire to"improve and upgrade student media," Florida Atlantic Universityfired its longtime newspaper adviser, Michael Koretzky, last week.