A story in a campus paper has alarmed administrators of one of journalism’s highest awards, prompted a crackdown by the university and sparked a debate over journalism ethics, privacy and freedom of the student press. —Michael Weissenstein
—Student Article Sparks Ethics Debate (Newsday/AP)
Hmm… I think the faculty member was probably out of line. I think a student officer who steps down for personal reasons shouldn’t have his grades publicized, and that the faculty member who helped get those grades to the paper was not thinking clearly.
Thanks for another great link, Jim. (Well, I didn’t actually link to Yahoo’s version of the story — that site is too cluttered, and there are more legible copies of AP stories available.)