February 22, 2021
Students Should Run Student Newspaper, Says NYU Alum Backing WSN’s Revival
Last week, WSN’s website went live with its first article in months, announcing the hiring of WSN’s former Deputy Managing Editor Alexandria Johnson as the new editor-in-chief and calling for new applicants for WSN’s many vacant staff positions.
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.