Delta State U. Journalism Program, Student Newspaper Print Funding Axed

by: Katherine Schaeffer | Huffington Post

Despite cries to save student journalism in the Mississippi Delta, the state’s higher education commission voted unanimously to cut Delta State University’s journalism program Thursday.

 

The vote will eliminate the salary for the program’s sole professor and cease university funding to print the 83-year-old student newspaper, The Delta Statement.

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