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Who’s Afraid of Student Journalists?

From my op-ed in today’s Wall Street Journal, on the American Association of University Professors and its statement denouncing groups that question the tenured radicals:

Students who challenge their teachers are neither harassers nor censors. They’re journalists and whistleblowers, who find the one-sided politics of their professors to be newsworthy. In the name of academic freedom, the AAUP wants to pressure them into silence.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.