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College Journalists Uphold Press Freedom

March 5, 2014

By Christopher Connell at IIP Digital

At U.S. college campuses, future journalists get much of their education not in classrooms but on student newspapers, which are a laboratory for freedom of the press — a right established in the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. These newspapers teach student editors lessons on what to do when college presidents, coaches or fellow students don’t like what the paper is reporting...