A multitude of educative, thought-provoking posts, blogs and stories have emerged in the wake of the incidents this week at the University of Missouri that resulted in the resignation of top administrators and a vigorous debate on the First Amendment The insights can aid college and professional media looking to hire more diverse staffs and considering ways to improve news coverage. The New York Times collected varying view points in this discussion.
From the Washington Post:
“Mass media professor under fire for confronting video journalist at Mizzou” at http://wpo.st/wqSm0
“There’s a good reason protesters at the University of Missouri didn’t want the media around” at http://wpo.st/wqSm0
From the Columbia Journalism Review:
“Why journalists have the right to cover the University of Missouri protests,” http://www.cjr.org/united_states_project/university_of_missouri_protests_first_amendment.php
From the New York Times:
From the Los Angeles Times: