Bill Silverfarb at the San Mateo Daily Journal reports that student journalist at the College of San Mateo has embarked on a crusade to save the campus newspaper, The San Matean, which is currently slated to go on hiatus for the fall semester.
San Matean Executive Editor Margaret Baum has solicited the help of the Student Press Law Center and state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco/San Mateo. She has also become somewhat of an expert at getting the college to turn over documents through the Freedom of Information and California Public Records acts. [More]
In the photo, Prof. Ed Remitz, right, critiques the latest edition of The San Matean with the newpaper’s staff. Remitz is a member of the Press Club’s board. (Photo credit: Paul Carlson/Daily Journal)