UC Berkeley j-student who filmed campus protest ordered to write journalism essay

San Francisco Chronicle | Daily Californian

A University of California-Berkeley disciplinary panel ruled that Josh Wolf shouldn't have been inside a campus building on Nov. 20, 2009, during an 11-hour student occupation even though he was filming the protest as a journalist. His sanction, reports the Daily Californian, is to write a paper detailing the status of student journalism on campus, which may help the university in revising the campus Code of Student Conduct. The hearing was closed, but the student newspaper received a recording of it from Wolf, who graduates Saturday with a master's degree from Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.

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    From 1999 to 2011, Jim Romenesko maintained the Romenesko page for the Poynter Institute, a Florida-based non-profit school for journalists. Poynter hired him in August of 1999, after seeing his MediaGossip.com, a hobby site he started in May of 1999.

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