UF, Independent Florida Alligator feuding over racks
The University of Florida and the Independent Florida Alligator are at odds over whether or not the student newspaper can continue to offer its publications on campus in their signature freestanding orange, branded newspaper racks. As Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Emily Burris reports, the independent student newspaper says this is a threat to unbiased reporting on university news.
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