Tag: college media

by Rachele Kanigel

2015 was a rollercoaster year for college media, with some significant threats to students’ press freedom, several tragedies and some uplifting victories. It was a time for resilience and resourcefulness and students and their advisers used the courts, legislative remedies and the power of the press to address the some of the challenges they faced. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. College journalists and their advisers are still fighting for freedom of speech (David R. Wheeler / The Atlantic) 2. News Corp completes sale of Amplify digital education businesses (via Market Watch) 3. Academic social network hopes to change the culture of peer review (Jeffrey R. Young / Chronicle of Higher Education) 4. Top 10 […] more »

by Kathleen Bartzen Culver

The MediaShift team is shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Dan Reimold, a contributor, friend and inspiration for all of us doing our best to usher in the next generation of journalists. A St. Joseph’s University assistant professor and founder of the College Media Matters blog, Dan researched, wrote and taught about […] more »

by Stacy Forster

If you work with college media, you know they’re facing the same challenges and pressures as professional news outlets. But even knowing that, it’s difficult to guide student journalists to take the next steps. How do you help them respond and try to think about — and create — the best in new media storytelling? As […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Student media are currently undergoing their most massive transformation since the introduction of campus newspapers in their somewhat modern form in the late 1800s. In that spirit, I recently led the DigitalEd training “Reinventing Student Media.” The session and related resource handout focuses on the steps outlets should take and the techniques and tools they […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Twitter is killing Twitter to save Twitter (David Pierce / Wired) 2. The future of college media: How do we get students to care more? (Petra Zarah Jarrar / College Media Matters) 3. Data journalism: From specialism to ‘the new normal’ (Catalina Albeanu / Journalism.co.uk) 4. 4 visions of what journalism might look like […] more »

by Stacy Forster

On Tuesday, June 23, our #EdShift chat on Twitter will cover how student media outlets are confronting the changing landscape in media by shifting their products away from print in favor of the web and social media coverage. In many ways, they’re pushing the envelope ahead of professional news organizations, and in the process, they’re […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Late last month, the University of Tampa planned to kick the Minaret student newspaper out of its longtime newsroom, relocating the staff to a nearby office that is much smaller and without a few of the current amenities. The school’s rationale: a separate administrative team needs the newsroom space more than the paper nowadays. Fortunately, […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Top journalism students to lead in-depth marijuana report at ASU (via ASU News) 2. Three ways to improve technology-assisted learning (Matt Candler / Medium) 3. How can we really get more women into tech? (Suw / Finding Ada) 4. Do j-school classes have a diversity problem? Ask the students (Aeman Ansari / J-Source) 5. […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. The petty etiquette of discrimination (Noah Berlatsky / The Atlantic) 2. Wall Street and Silicon Valley form an uneasy alliance (Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times) 3. In a bid for modern coverage, student paper tries a new Medium (Benjamin Mullin / Poynter) 4. Snapchat’s Discover feature is giving advertisers millions of video […] more »