While the full staff will not be back to produce a more-or-less “real” Emerald until Monday, this morning’s issue features an editorial statement summing up some of our feelings and realizations from the last few days. It also features some of the comments on the strike from those who have always been dearest to the newsroom’s hearts, the student advertising staff. We’re posting a pdf on here for our readers to download. It’s mostly still a “wire paper,” but is designed and produced by part of the student news staff.
For right now, this is the only place to get both the editorial and comments from the advertising execs. We have not presently uploaded everything our regular website, and that will probably come tomorrow, or next week (when we resume full publication). Further discussions will undoubtedly take place regarding the future of the as-yet woefully inadequate dailyemerald.com, but for now we’ll keep posting updates to this blog.
“You have shown the Board of Directors that the campus will accept nothing less than student control of the newsroom … Thanks to outcry from all corners, we have finally, truly communicated our fundamental concerns to the board.”
Read more here.