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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:12 PM

Ole Miss journalism students defend reports on protest [View all]

Source: WLOX news

"I as a student of Ole Miss was upset and distraught of how we acted, but as a journalist I felt the need to report on that," said Pirani.

And now as the campus is reacting to national headlines, some have been criticized by fellow students and staff. But with all of the rumors flying around social media, these two stand behind their decisions, because without pictures, what happened on election night may never have come to light.

"This was also in a way to defend Ole Miss in the coverage we did because we had to show what happened," said Monteith.

"Journalism is about getting out the truth to the best of our knowledge and I believe that that's what we did," Pirani added.

Read more: http://www.wlox.com/story/20047879/ole-miss-journalism-students-stand-by-reporting-protests



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