University of Sheffield backs down on student paper ban

Earlier today Media Digest reported that the University of Sheffield had banned student newspaper Forge Press from being distributed across the campus.

The university has now backed down from its position, and will allow the newspaper to be distributed to students in their halls of residence, according to a statement on the Forge Press website.

The University of Sheffield reacted to a piece of investigative journalism uncovering unscrupulous employment practices at the university by banning the newspaper from the campus.

The paper will now be permitted to be distributed across the campus to all students.

(Source: Forge Press)

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