Student journalism

Explosion Over the N-Word

Cartoon in U. of Florida paper ignites debate over whether a racial epithet can be used on campus -- and by whom.

Unedited Articles Infuriate Vassar Students

Conservative campus publication admits that pieces contained offensive language.

Newspaper Manager's Exit Spurs Concern at Emory

The surprise departure of the longtime general manager of Emory University’s student newspaper has journalists there accusing administration officials of trying to assert more control over the twice-weekly paper’s operations.

On Wednesday, Karen Salisbury, assistant dean for campus life and director of student activities at Emory, sent an e-mail to the editor of the Emory Wheel, Geoff Pallay,  indicating that Eileen Smith had resigned her position as the paper’s general manager. In that position, Smith helped students garner advertising revenue to fund the operations of the paper.

The Case of the Missing Papers

At Troy U., a controversial story; mass theft of the student weekly … coincidence?

Muslim Cartoon Controversies at Harvard and Illinois

Two more student papers publish Danish cartoons and Illinois editors suspended for doing so.

When Freedom Isn't Freedom at All

On Tuesday, more than five years after a university dean stopped the presses because she was not allowed to vet articles before publication, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider whether a student newspaper was illegally censored.

When the Image Is of Jesus

At Radford U., cartoon called "Christ on Campus" sets off debate on free speech and responsibility.

Real Sex, College Edition

Last year's graphic cable show at U. of California at San Diego sets off debate over censorship and taste.

Journalism That Dare Not Speak Its Name

North Central U. removes editors of paper in dispute over coverage of gay issues and speaking in tongues.

Preemptive Strike

Lawmakers in California support groundbreaking First Amendment protection for student journalists.


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