Just because you don’t like it or don’t agree with it, doesn’t make it wrong.
East Carolina University officials fired their student media adviser in the most recent of a series of censorship by termination. What do you think of universities terminating collegiate media advisers for content concerns? Is this a justified response to student media content concerns?
More than 1,000 students gathered May 11 to protest a peer’s burning of an American flag. The flag was spared because the Louisiana State University graduate student who planned to burn it didn’t have a burn permit, according to Inside Higher Ed. The crowd of protesters became so excited that police had to escort the student […]
Ethics trump First Amendment rights when it comes to issues concerning the protection of children, according to some students in my media law and ethics class. Students in the class overwhelmingly supported Amazon.com’s decision to remove the book The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure from its electronic offerings. For those of you who haven’t heard […]
In a utopian society, each of our freedoms would settle snugly into their own little compartment. The freedoms would only be shown when necessary, which would essentially be never since they wouldn’t be questioned. Our freedoms are guaranteed, but they don’t exist in isolation. Many times our personal freedoms conflict or our rights contradict those […]
Supreme Court bans live web stream of Proposition 8 trial. Traditional reporters still allowed in the courtroom.