Today’s Student Press Homepages: August 25, 2014
As college media websites diversify, online-only outlets proliferate and traditional pubs adopt digital-first approaches, student press homepages are becoming the main vehicles for learning about big campus stories — and exploring how student journalists are covering them.
In the spirit of the Newseum gallery displaying professional newspapers’ front pages, this occasional CMM feature will spotlight an assortment of homepages from college newspapers, magazines and broadcast and digital media around the world.
The first visual rundown is below. Some of the newsy buzzwords and phrases that leap out on spec: first-degree murder, mega-parties, jumps to death, tobacco-free, a more perfect university, mold news and what all new freshmen need to know. (Click on the screenshots or outlet names to learn more.)