POLITICS
03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Student Paper Claims Edwards Campaign Tried To Kill Their Story

In this rough-and-tumble campaign season, the major presidential campaigns have sought to leave no charge unanswered from wherever it may come. Even, it now seems, if the fight takes them into the realm of student journalism.

A journalism professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is accusing aides of John Edwards, a former senator from North Carolina, of demanding that he remove from YouTube a student report critical of Mr. Edwards's Democratic presidential campaign -- and of threatening to block the university's access to Mr. Edwards and the campaign headquarters near campus.

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