Some courts uphold student speech rights online and some courts allow school districts to punish students for such speech, even when it is done off campus.
As professional news outlets consider phasing out anonymous comments, college editors are considering their options.
School districts — and the courts — are trying to gauge how far administrators' reach goes when monitoring students' speech.
High school and college newspapers have been grappling with requests for content removal from former sources and contributors.
Schools and courts have been divided while navigating school dress codes and student's First Amendment rights.
College comedy publications have had to redefine the line between offensiveness and humor to appeal to a new generation.
Student journalists are working to balance clarity and sensitivity when covering transgender issues at school.
Many large public universities report zero or nearly zero liquor law violations and drug abuse offenses — a side effect of the wide variations allowed in reporting campus crimes under the federal Clery Act.
Some universities have tried to blend traditional student journalism with public relations, prompting ethics questions and some raised eyebrows.