I’m happy to assist journalists, particularly student journalists, with their work, and I’m available to conduct interviews in writing, by phone, or — if you’re in New York City — in person. I can be reached by email at angus@fecko.com.

Some selected clips and links:

“What to Do if Border Patrol Asks You for Documentation,” Teen Vogue, July 3, 2018.

“Learning to Argue With Yourself,” National Review, June 19, 2018.

“American U. Student Sues Neo-Nazi Website Over Online Harassment,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, May 1, 2018.

“Student Occupation, Coming to a Campus Near You,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 16, 2018.

“The Power of Grief-Fueled Activism,” The Atlantic, March 2, 2018.

“‘They Don’t Play By the Old Rules’: How Teens are Driving Florida Shooting Debate,” The Statesman Journal, February 24, 2018.

“A Border Patrol Inspection of a Greyhound Bus is Raising Questions About Being Stopped,” Salon, January 22, 2018.

“The Changing Landscape of Student Protest in American Higher Education,” The Atlantic, December 20, 2017.

“New York Times Expresses ‘Regret’ Over White Nationalist Profile,” The Washington Post, November 27, 2017.

“No Masks or Water Bottles: What to Know Ahead of Richard Spencer’s Speech at UF,” The Miami Herald, October 18, 2017.

“Will Students Stay Away from White Supremacists?” Inside Higher Ed, August 16, 2017.

“Meet the Conservative Student Activist Who Wants to ‘Make Campus Great Again,'” CNN Online, April 18, 2017.

“Even in Fascism’s Heyday, Anti-Fascists on Campus Were Controversial,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 12, 2017.

“Bracing for Black Bloc,” Inside Higher Ed, February 13, 2017.

“Mayhem at Berkeley Hardens New Battle Lines on Free Speech,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, February 3, 2017.

“The Myth of the Liberal ‘Echo Chamber’ on Campus,” The New Republic, December 22, 2016.

“Trump’s Surprise Victory Sends Shock Through Higher Ed,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 9, 2016.

“How Presidents Try to Stay Ahead of the Social-Media Outrage Machine,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 9, 2016.

“A Brief Guide to the Battle Over Trigger Warnings,” The Chronicle of Higher Education, August 26, 2016.

“Some Colleges Appear Too Big to Fail, Report Argues,” MarketWatch, June 22, 2016.

“The Revolution on America’s Campuses,” Time, May 31, 2016.

“Student Protests This Year Broaden Beyond Issues of Race,” Inside Higher Ed, April 19, 2016.

“Student Newspaper Loses Funding—Again—After Running Op-Ed Critical of Black Lives Matter,” The College Fix, April 1, 2016.

“Study Finds Nearly 1 in 10 College Freshmen Plan on Participating in Campus Protests,” Inside Higher Ed, February 11, 2016.

“Trump and Sanders Lead Two-Headed Insurgency Against Establishment,” The Guardian, January 23, 2016.

“How Campus Activists are Fighting to Keep Race Protests Alive,” Boston.com, December 2, 2015.

“How Cameras Have Shaped Student Protests” (interview), The Atlantic, November 13, 2015.

“How the Missouri Protests Might Change the Game for Other Colleges” (interview), The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 13, 2015.

“Why Don’t American Students Go On Strike?” The Atlantic, November 13, 2015.

“Student Activists Nationwide Challenge Campus Racism … and Get Results,” The Guardian, November 13, 2015.

“Mass Media Professor Under Fire for Confronting Video Journalist at Mizzou,” The Washington Post, November 10, 2015.

“Protest Shows Colleges Are Once Again Becoming Civil Rights Battlegrounds,” The Washington Post, November 10, 2015.

“The Coddling of the American Mind,” KUER radio interview, August 26, 2015.

“The Hell You Say,” The New Yorker, August 10, 2015.

Guest on John Stossel’s show on Fox Business, May 22, 2015.

“The Renaissance of Student Activism,” The Atlantic, May 21, 2015.

Bloggingheads.tv Debate With Robby Soave of Reason.com, May 4, 2015.

“The NSA’s Greatest Hiring Strength Is Students, But Resistance Is Growing,” The Guardian, May 1, 2015.

“Conservative Speaker at Oberlin Triggers Debate About Feminist ‘Trigger Warnings,'” The Washington Times, April 22, 2015.

“Aca-fan Research on Fannish Sites: Ethical and Moral Challenges to Using Social Media,” in Social Media in Social Research, April 2015.

“Universities Face Rising Pressure on Divestment,” University World News, March 27, 2015.

Participant in Intelligence Squared debate, “Do Liberals Stifle Intellectual Diversity on the College Campus?”, February 24, 2015, broadcast on NPR in March 2015.

“A New Wave of Activism: Young People Fight for Justice,” The Asheville Citizen-Times, February 22, 2015.

“How Trigger Warnings Could Really Work,” The Washington Post, February 12, 2015.

Guest on This Week in Blackness podcast, January 27, 2015.

Interview on President Obama’s Proposal for Free Community College, WBAI, January 15, 2015.

“When Students Go On Strike For Their Schools,” The Progressive, January 2, 2015.

“As Student Activism Grows, So Does Campus Resistance to Free Speech,” Reason, December 11, 2014.

“Student Activism in US on Rise; CUNY History Prof Creates Google Map to Prove It,” Village Voice, December 4, 2014.

“The Nanny University,” a roundtable on trigger warnings in the classroom with myself, Roxane Gay, Lynn Comella, and Sady Doyle; In These Times, July 14, 2014.

“Trigger Warnings: Should College Professors Give Them to Students?,” Associated Press, April 24, 2014.

“The Rising Cost of Higher Education: What Now?” Rolling Stone, July 29, 2013.

“Funding for United Council of UW Students Axed By Joint Finance Committee,” Dane 101, May 24, 2013.

“Anti-Palestinian Groups’ Advice to Campus Activists Raises Serious Ethical, Legal Concerns,” Electronic Intifada, March 25, 2013.

Interview, The Rick Smith Show, March 13, 2013. (audio)

“Divesting for a Greener Planet?” In These Times, February 18, 2013.

“Students’ Fossil-fuel Divestment Campaign Aims at Colleges’ Creamy Moral Centers,” Grist, December 7, 2012.

“Cooper Union Students Stage Civil Disobedience in Defense of Free Higher Ed,” MSNBC.com, December 4, 2012.

“Students Seize Cooper Union Room to Protest Possible Tuition,” City Room blog, New York Times, December 3, 2012.

“London Students Join Global Wave of Tuition Protests,” MSNBC.com, November 21, 2012.

“Student Protest, Activism Main Issue for Constitution Day,” MWSU Griffon News, September 18, 2012.

“Professor Promotes Student Activism in St. Joseph,” St. Joe Channel, September 17, 2012.

“CUNY College’s English Dept. Is Threatened With Cuts in Dispute Over Hours,” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 16, 2012.

“‘Chick-fil-A, Go Away!’ Student Protests Raise Philosophical and Practical Issues,” Inside Higher Ed, August 3, 2012.

“La Primavera del Arce,” Diario la Rioja (Spain), May 28, 2012.

Interview, CJAD radio Montreal, May 24, 2012.

“The New Student Activism,” The New York Times, January 22, 2012.

“Elites Occupying Elites,” Inside Higher Ed, January 12, 2012.

“High School Clubs Take On More Activist Roles,” San Francisco Chronicle, December 8, 2011.

“Occupy Movement Inspires Rise in US Campus Activism,” Reuters, November 25, 2011.

“Occupy Protests Draw Eclectic Mix Across the US,” USA Today, November 7, 2011.

“Our Misplaced Faith in Twitter Trends,” Salon, October 19, 2011.

“California Jury Convicts 10 Muslim Students of Interrupting Campus Speech,” Chronicle of Higher Education, September 23, 2011.

“Why They Cheered,” Inside Higher Ed, May 3, 2011.

“Power Ballot,” The Coast, April 28, 2011.

“Students Walk Out In Protest Over Teacher Layoffs,” Houston Chronicle, April 14, 2011.

“Do Students Benefit From Teachers Unions?” Capital Times, February 22, 2011.

Interview, KDVS radio, February 18, 2011. (audio, mp3 here)

“Crash Course In Student Activism,” McGill Daily, October 25, 2010. (includes interview)

“Former Student Activist Tracks Public Education Movement On Web,” Neon Tommy, October 6, 2010.

“Student Organizing in the Age of Obama,” GritTV, September 3, 2010. (video)

“University, Community Evolve Under Shadow of Kent State Shootings,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 2, 2010.

“College Students Rally Over Tuition, Education Quality,” USA Today, March 4, 2010.

“Protesting Budget Cuts at Colleges and Universities,” CNN, March 4, 2010. (transcript)

“Education Protests On Tap This Week in California,” Sacramento Bee, February 28, 2010.

KPFA Evening News, February 28, 2010. (audio)

“A Violent Shift,” Inside Higher Ed, December 14, 2009.

“Students Fight to Make College More Affordable,” Medill News Service, December 4, 2009.

“New Wave of Student Activism,” Inside Higher Ed, December 3, 2009.

“The Revolution Will Be Google-Mapped,” The Nation, December 1, 2009.

“Back to the USSA,” The Nation, November 23, 2009.