The University of Georgia Newspaper Board Apologizes, Memo Said Reporting on ‘People or Organizations Doing Bad Things’ is ‘Bad’

By: Sydney Smith | iMediaEthics.com

The University of Georgia student newspaper’s board apologized after a memo instructing on what type of content the newspaper should publish prompted the newspaper’s staff to quit,, Student Press Law Center reported.

The newspaper, the Red and Black, is “an independent, non-profit enterprise that supports itself largely through ad sales” according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, which added that the newspaper also “receives no direct university support.” 

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