Breaking News: Georgia Red & Black Staffers Walk Out, Editor-in-Chief Resigns

Update: Red & Black Becomes Red & Dead

“The students have lost control of the paper.”

The design editor of The Red & Black the student newspaper at the University of Georgia, told a local newspaper those words to describe the impetus behind an apparent all-staff walkout Wednesday night.  The editor-in-chief of the R&B, unarguably one of the country’s best and most innovative student-run news outlets, has also resigned.

The reason behind the sudden dramatic moves: an apparent shifting of editorial control– including final decision-making on content– to non-students.  More to come in minutes…

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