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In Missouri, Lawmakers Can Shut Out Reporters But Professors Can't

Missouri lawmakers believe reporters should be able to do their jobs — unless they’re trying to do them at the state Senate.

On Monday, Republican lawmakers in Missouri made public a letter demanding that the University of Missouri fire Melissa Click, an assistant professor in the school’s communication department who became notorious last year after she called for student journalists to be forcibly removed from a campus protest.

The lawmakers’ letter, originally sent Dec. 18, was co-signed by more than 100 state representatives and 18 state senators. It became public this week just days before members of the Republican leadership read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com