Tag Archive | first amendment

Planning stage for Project Newsie Freedom and some history on U.S. college media rights

SPRING 2012: Planning stage for Project Newsie Freedom After discussions with some of my professors at the University of Kansas, I’ve decided to make this semester a planning period where I’ll construct a process with which to proceed my investigation into student newspapers in the summer. I also will focus on Kansas college media first. […]

Project Newsie Freedom

Starting next week, I will take an in-depth look into the operations of college newspapers across the country to assess their level of collegiate press freedom. Importance of free press A free press is necessary in any functioning democracy; but it’s extremely vital in institutions of higher education, which are almost autocratic in nature with […]

Welcome, now free college media

College Media Rights My own experiences with college campus media sparked a deep interest in the horrible injustices being done to the freedom of the press at 2-year and 4-year institutions around the United States. When I was the editor-in-chief of the Courier, the College of DuPage student newspaper, I was woken up by the […]