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Ga. colleges can close discipline hearings, state official says

But assistant attorney general tells University of Georgia that state’s ‘Open Meetings Act does not authorize a blanket closure of all (student) disciplinary hearings.’

9th Circuit restores lawsuit from Oregon State paper

Judges say they have ‘little trouble’ finding constitutional violations on the part of university officials, who are accused of arbitrarily restricting a conservative-leaning student newspaper’s distribution.

Changes to Ga. law could close student discipline records

University cites new open-government law in denying campus newspaper’s requests for information.

Univ. of Memphis newspaper gets funds restored

University president says investigation found evidence that editorial content was discussed by the campus funding committee.

Fight over Univ. of Ga. newspaper appears to be resolved

The board ‘met all the key points we asked for,’ says former editor-in-chief, who was among the student workers who walked out last week over concern control of Red & Black was being taken from them.

Ga. college newspaper employees walk out in protest

After non-student is named editorial director with final say on content, a Red and Black editor says, ‘The students have lost control of the paper, and a student newspaper is supposed to be run by students.’

Soccer coach in hot water for trashing 150 copies of college newspaper

Central Connecticut’s Shaun Green says he threw out stacks of The Recorder because he was upset over an article detailing his team’s failure to qualify academically for next season’s NCAA tournament.

Ruling affirms Ill. campus free-press act

It’s good news for almost everyone as federal judge orders Chicago State University to reinstate adviser fired in dispute over stories that ran in the college newspaper.

Univ. of Ky. criticized for penalizing student reporter

Journalism groups send letters of complaint after school bans sportswriter from media event for contacting two basketball players without going through media relations.

At least in Ill., an antidote to college media censorship

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At least in Illinois, a legal case inimical to college press freedom appears to be dead.
In 2005, the full 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals stunned college media across the country when it decided in Hosty v. Carter that college administrators could, without violating the First Amendment, exercise editorial control over campus newspapers. [...]

Campus newspapers ask high court to overturn alcohol-ad ban

RICHMOND, Va. — The ACLU of Virginia has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a federal appeals court ruling that upholds a ban on alcohol advertising in Virginia's college newspapers.
In a 2-1 ruling in April, a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concluded that the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission ban [...]

Police seize hundreds of photos from Va. campus newspaper

HARRISONBURG, Va. — Authorities have seized more than 900 photos from James Madison University's student-run newspaper that were taken earlier this month during a weekend block party marred by fights and the arrests of more than 30 people.
Katie Thisdell, editor-in-chief of The Breeze, says up to a dozen police officers led by Rockingham County's commonwealth's [...]

Va. can ban alcohol ads in college newspapers

RICHMOND, Va. — A divided federal appeals court has restored Virginia's ban on alcohol advertising in college newspapers, concluding the restriction does not unduly limit free-speech rights.
In a 2-1 ruling, a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals concluded on April 9 that the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Commission ban is a minimally [...]

Coach ‘proud’ of players accused of campus newspaper theft

DALLAS — A college football coach is backing players accused of removing every copy of a student newspaper from racks around campus because of a front-page article about teammates being arrested on drug charges, according to a police report.
The incident happened at Division II Texas A&M-Commerce. The coach is Guy Morriss, who also coached at [...]

UC-San Diego freezes campus-media funding after TV flap

SAN DIEGO — The University of California, San Diego has halted funding for student media after a TV show ridiculed black students who were outraged by a party mocking Black History Month.
The head of the school’s student government froze funding for campus media outlets last week after one, Koala TV, ran an episode on the [...]

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