An intriguing read over at the libertarian outlet Reason on the suppression of the First Amendment by the two major parties at their conventions the past two weeks: The freedom of speech issues arose when…
Rhode Island State Legislature Doesn’t Vote on Bill to Protect Student Journalists from Censorship
From the College Fix: The Legislature failed to act on a bill that would protect them from reprisal, whether or not their publications are school-funded, before its session ended, the Student Press Law Center reported.
Maryland Law Protects Student Journalists from Repercussions
It’s a good step to protect student journalists from advisors and high school and college administrators who could suppress their work. Republican Governor Larry Hogan signed the bill into law, which was sponsored by state…
University of Wisconsin-Superior Closes Investigation into Satirical April Fool’s Edition of Campus Newspaper
The Promethean faced an investigation from the university administration over their satirical edition for April Fool’s Day until this week, when the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) said they would back a lawsuit…
Newspaper Reporter Still the Worst Job in America
Editor’s Note: Here’s why you need to get a second opinion for whatever career advice your university offers you. For the second year in a row, and third out of the last four, being a newspaper…
Suspended Professor Melissa Click Cursed at Police at Another Protest
The College Fix has more on Melissa Click’s history of behavior at protests: Newly released video from the October homecoming protest by Concerned Student 1950, the black activist group at Mizzou, shows Communication Prof. Melissa…
Mizzou Students Storm University Board Meeting to Support Melissa Click
The suspended and embattled communications professor, Melissa Click, has supporters from the Concerned Student 1950 group, so much so that they stormed the university’s board meeting to make a point.
Melissa Click is a Scapegoat, Claims Mizzou Activist Group
This is a headscratcher, via College Fix: This will surely give a lot more credibility to the University of Missouri student activist organization Concerned Student 1950: In a letter, they assert Mizzou’s administration has “scapegoated”…
Melissa Click Charged with 3rd Degree Assault for Actions during Protest
The communications professor at Missouri still holds her job at the school, while lawmakers have called for her to be fired. Let the justice system play out.
Missouri Governor: Melissa Click’s Job is a University Matter
He has a point, a governor should not have to worry about specific professor appointments and positions. But, he can certainly influence decisions such as these.