Privacy in a public space: Where are the boundaries?

University of Missouri student photographer Tim Tai was forcibly prevented from taking photos on the school's quad after protests involving racial concerns broke out. (Mark Schierbecker/YouTube)
University of Missouri student photographer Tim Tai was forcibly prevented from taking photos on the school’s quad after protests broke out. (Mark Schierbecker/YouTube)

**Also by Layton Dudley**

This post was originally published on my JN 499 class blog at The University of Alabama, a course dealing with journalism ethics: https://uajn499.wordpress.com/2015/12/08/privacy-in-a-public-space-where-are-the-boundaries/

Prezi: https://prezi.com/5u2bogtnfi-j/ethics-mizzou-student-protest/

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Alec Lewis was a little late to the party on the day that changed the landscape of the University of Missouri forever.

On that morning, Monday, Nov. 9, then-University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe stepped down from his position, presumably bringing an end to the student-led protests that called for his resignation over his handling of racial unrest at the university.

But while perhaps their biggest demand of all had finally been met months after their initial protests began and helped bring an end to one student’s weeklong hunger strike, it didn’t all just come to an immediate halt.

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