An interesting journalism ethics battle is being waged at Boston’s Emerson College over an unpublished op-ed. Student members of something called Emerson Progressives and Radicals in Defense of Employees (PRIDE) claim editors of The Berkeley Beacon attempted to change the stance of an op-ed submitted to the paper so that it aligned more with their opinions. Beacon editors deny the charge.
Student Press Headlines That Make Me Giggle: Columbia University’s ‘War on Fun’ (Columbia Spectator)
Columbia University is conducting a comprehensive, convoluted “war on fun.” In a recent op-ed in The Columbia Spectator, Héctor González calls it “a war so pointless you’d think Bush declared it.” According to González, “[I]t’s really easy to get in trouble at this school: Just act your age. If you partake in any teenage tomfoolery, [...]