UGA “The Red & Black” Newspaper Staffers Quit After Non-Student, Ed Morales, Named Editorial Director

Kudos to the student staffers at the University of Georgia’s “The Red & Black” newspaper for taking a stand and quitting their positions after a non-student, Ed Morales, was named the paper’s editorial director.

Athens Banner-Herald:  The student editorial staff of the University of Georgia’s The Red & Black newspaper walked out Wednesday evening after a non-student was named editorial director with final say on all editorial content.

The Red & Black’s student editor-in-chief, Polina Marinova, along with other top student editors and staff members, walked out after Ed Morales, who had been the paper’s editorial adviser and then became editorial director, was given full editorial control of the newspaper.