Statement from the Mizzou photographer who recorded suppression of newsgathering
Although my video might seem to pin free speech issues on an individual, Click's actions reflect a broader problem that students and journalists are facing on college campuses. I don't want anyone to assume that because the city is dealing with her criminal behavior, that this problem goes away. I am urging the University to enact reasonable protections that ensure journalists can gather news without being strong-armed. Missouri started working on this problem this summer with the passing of the Campus Free Expression Act, but there still remains much to be done to ensure that Mizzou can be a safe space for journalists.
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