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ECU: Firing is ‘correct and legal’

August 6, 2013

by Jackie Drake

The Reflector


East Carolina University on Tuesday said the termination of its student newspaper adviser was "correct and legal" after First Amendment groups criticized the move.

Officials released a statement in response to increasing calls from national free speech organizations to reinstate Paul Isom, who was fired on Jan. 4 from his position as student media adviser, two months after The East Carolinian printed photos of a streaker at a Nov. 5 football game...