Posts Tagged ‘content’
Federal judge says that ‘whatever messages’ ABC shows communicate, the ‘First Amendment protects the right of the producers … to craft and control those messages.’
WASHINGTON — A Senate committee yesterday approved a bill intended to let telephone companies and other telecom providers better compete in online video markets now monopolized by cable companies.
Opponents countered that the measure would allow phone and cable companies to provide better service and prices to preferred customers. The opponents favor “Net neutrality,” which they [...]
TRENTON, N.J. — A southern New Jersey community college is receiving more criticism from national journalism groups, and facing litigation, over its removal of the faculty adviser of a student newspaper.
Last week, College Media Advisers, the 800-member national organization serving faculty and staff advisers to the nation's college media, censured Ocean County College for its [...]
GREAT BEND, Kan. — The president of Barton County Community College said in a court affidavit that he did not seek the dismissal of the college’s journalism instructor, whose termination has led to a lawsuit and an investigation by a national journalism group.
Scool President Veldon Law said he recommended last year that the college’s governing [...]
PHOENIX — Arizona State University administrators are calling for a more specific content policy for student journalists after a recent State Press Magazine cover included a photo of a woman's bare breast with a pierced nipple.
The call for policy reform followed threats from administrators to withdraw funding from student-run publications and removal from their campus [...]
TOPEKA, Kan. — A federal judge dissolved a temporary injunction yesterday that would have kept Kansas State University from reassigning its student publications adviser.
U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson ruled after a daylong hearing that there was insufficient evidence to grant the request by Ron Johnson to prohibit the university from reassigning him from the post [...]
VINCENNES, Ind. — The faculty adviser of a college newspaper has been removed in what he says was an act of retaliation after the student paper criticized the school’s administration.
But Vincennes University officials say professor Michael Mullen was moved from his position at The Trailblazer to fill a vacancy in the English department, not as [...]
A second college newspaper adviser in Kansas has been fired after a controversy involving material the paper published. On April 20, Jennifer Schartz was fired as adviser to Barton County Community College’s student newspaper Interrobang, as well as removed from her teaching position.
Schartz, a 23-year veteran former writer and editor for the Great Bend (Kan.) [...]
MANHATTAN, Kan. — The adviser to Kansas State University’s student newspaper, targeted for removal by a group of black students after the paper failed to cover the Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government, has been removed and reassigned to other teaching duties.
Ron Johnson said yesterday that a university administrator told him he will no [...]
A Senate subcommittee will review a government censorship policy that led to the resignation of the editor of Stars and Stripes two weeks ago. Executive Editor David Offer left his post after publisher Thomas E. Kelsch replaced the paper's own article about a possible missile deployment with one from The Washington Post that essentially contained [...]