At the start of the spring semester, the Journalism Department at San Francisco State University added a line to its student code prohibiting students from using “automated tools or assisted processes, such as machine learning or artificial intelligence” without citing the source. Any assignments found to have represented the work of others in this way
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NORMAL, Illinois – Each week, John Plevka sits down with his blue gel pen and critiques the weekly edition of The Vidette. It used to be daily. He felt like it found its sweet spot in 2015, when financial realities forced the paper to go down to twice weekly, before the screws tightened in August
Colleges and universities have become the new pandemic hot spots across the country. A New York Times study of more than 1,600 American colleges and universities — including every four-year public institution, every private college that competes in N.C.A.A. sports and others that identified cases — found at least 88,000 cases of Covid-19 by mid-September.
As classes began for the fall semester of 2020, student newspapers are working to maintain their typical coverage despite many students living off-campus and most classes being held virtually. When the COVID-19 pandemic first hit back in March, shutting down universities all over the country, it left plenty of college newspapers with unanswered questions on