Group Wants States To Protect Student Journalism

AIR CHECK BY DIANA MARSZALEK

Students Determined To Do Serious Reporting

At Ohio’s Kent State University, the students are rising up against local TV news they consider “pretty sad” with reporting that only scratches the surface of issues and an abundance of fluff. They are producing investigative reports on subjects they say have been “ignored” by commercial media, which they hope will be models for the work they will soon do as pros.