Student journalists working within the Free Press at 250 Project previously have documented the following:
Freedom of the press seems to have declined under the Trump administration (by Kaitlyn Bancroft).
Yet the value of free press in the era of fake news is as high as ever (by Lauren Malner).
Attacks on journalists don’t help, but news literacy and accountability are important (by Kaitlyn Bancroft).
Fake news gets a lot of headlines, and journalists are more likely to be the solution rather than the problem (by Kaitlyn Bancroft). Social media and fact-checking have a role in fighting fake news (by Kaitlyn Bancroft).
Free press faces serious challenges and obstacles worldwide (by Kaitlyn Bancroft). Physical attacks on journalists are a big part of the problem (by Kaitlyn Bancroft).
Student journalists from the BYU Daily Universe traveled around Utah and into Wyoming to document the contemporary struggles and successes of small-town newspapers (by Sahalie Donaldson, Auburn Wilcox, Jenna Alton, Mariana Monteiro, Sarah Matthews, Sadie Anderson, Abigail Keenan, Laurie Rackham, Courtney Tietjen and Erica West).