Tag: student newspapers

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 Julie Keck

1. The ethics, hurdles, and payoff of advising an online student newspaper (David Cutler / Edutopia) 2. The folly of banning Yik Yak on school campuses (Ted Scheinman / Pacific Standard) 3. Journalism school dean: The First Amendment ends at insulting Mohammed (via Hot Air) 4. ​Will digital accessible books improve reading for students with […] more »

by Dan Reimold

During his senior year at the University of Virginia, recent graduate Matthew Cameron put together a 136-page thesis on the current state of college newspapers. Here it is, in seven words: Student papers are hurting, but there’s hope. That’s summing it up — not selling it short. Cameron’s scholarly effort provides a fascinating glimpse into […] more »

by Ryan Frank

There are no winners in the mess at the Red & Black. But there are lessons. The Red & Black at the University of Georgia has long been regarded as one of America’s finest college news operations. The students’ journalism is consistently first class, and publisher Harry Montevideo has a track record as one of […] more »