University departures put student journalists in spotlight

Two prominent departures at top universities this month have a common link: inquisitive student journalists.

The back-to-back revelations have highlighted the important role of college newspapers in holding to account the powerful institutions that house them.

“I think it’s pretty clear that without our reporting, this report wouldn’t have come around,” said Theo Baker, the investigations editor of The Stanford Daily.

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