Magazine article The Quill

SCSU Adds Requirements for Student Journalists

Magazine article The Quill

SCSU Adds Requirements for Student Journalists

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Students returning to Southern Connecticut State University to work at the school paper found a surprise this semester - one that most journalism professors at the school were not pleased with.

School administrators are requiring the students to attend a re-education camp before they are paid for their work on the paper. Seminars are led by instructors who have been chosen by the administrators, and the seminars are required of all student editors and managers of the Southern News.

The program changes resulted from articles in the paper the previous semester that criticized the administrators' relationship with members of the journalism department. University president Mike Adanti and Dean of Student Affairs Richard Farricielli bypassed the journalism department's media board in announcing the new "strategic planning workshops."

Students who work for the paper will not receive their stipend until they attend the meetings. …

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