Washington Square News
January 29, 2021
Lessons Learned from the Washington Square News Walkout
Last year, four AJO students worked on a series of articles on the WSN walkout, hoping to explain why 43 out of 47 staff members had resigned from NYU’s student-run newspaper.
January 18, 2021
Everything We Know About NYU’s Campus Newspaper Walkout So Far
The future of New York University’s student-run newspaper remains in doubt months after 43 out of 47 staff members resigned […]
December 18, 2020
NYU’s Shuttered Student Paper Faced Criticism Over Its Treatment of Minorities and Error-Filled Articles
“We like to think that there’s some spaces where there aren’t issues of discrimination—there aren’t issues where students of color feel slighted—and I think that at WSN, a lot of people felt like it could be that sort of space. But then, you know, as Mina’s written, it wasn’t.”
December 7, 2020
Former Students Paint Complex Portrait of the Media Adviser Who Sparked NYU’s Newspaper Walkout
“She tells you like it is...and she encouraged us to set aside any personal prejudices we had in pursuit of the truth. And sometimes, you know, that truth is uncomfortable.”
December 3, 2020
What a Slew of News Corrections Reveal About the Messy NYU Newspaper Walkout
A mass student walkout that shuttered New York University’s student-run newspaper made national headlines in September. But amid the noise and accusations that led to the unprecedented protest, the most revealing glimpses at this saga’s complexities came from the corrections those stories were eventually forced to publish.