Again from Crikey‘s Margaret Simons, but this time from her awesome blog, The Content Makers:
An amusing and inspirational story, about how a High School student newspaper in Minnesota avoided censorship by the educational bureaucracy by going online. The local superintendent had refused to allow the paper to be printed after students refused to show him an article about an investigation into a middle-school teacher.
Huh. I wish I’d thought of (or had the time/energy for) putting our little old Quasimodo online back in the day.
But we were too proud to do that — mainly because I’d spent hours and hours slaving in InDesign putting the thing together, even though all the budget threats where mean and horrible, but, also, no one would have read it online back then. The wi-fi on campus at the time was so shit that a paper magazine was the only useful form of in-lecture procrastination material.