An advertising executive has resigned from The Red Black board of directors. Students will have more input into editorial decisions. And there won’t be a non-student review of stories prior to their being published.
With all three of their demands met, the former staff of The Red Black student newspaper may return to their jobs, said editor-in-chief Polina Marinova. Marinova and her staff walked out Wednesday night, fed up with what they believed was too much interference and emphasis on happy, upbeat stories instead of real news about the UGA community.
“We’ll talk among ourselves and then reapply for our positions,” said Marinova. “We’re happy they met our demands and that we finally had a voice.”
The Board of Directors will hire a new editor-in-chief and managing editor, and Marinova plans to re-apply for the editor-in-chief’s job. She would then, she said,