How one student media outlet covered an international story on its own campus

When the staff of The Battalion received a request for advertising for a talk by a white nationalist, they started covering one of the biggest stories to hit their campus. And started fielding calls from the national, professional press.

#collegemedia Twitter Chat: A Discussion About College Media, Millennials & Journalism’s Future

The #collegemedia Twitter chats are fun, free-flowing, hour-long discussions about college media, new media, millennials and the future of journalism. Check out the questions tackled during past chats below. Join the chat at 7 p.m. EST each Sunday via the hashtag #collegemedia.

Student Newspaper at Hawaii Community College to Shut Down

Administrators cite low enrollment in related journalism courses as the main deciding factor.

1 Million Story Ideas & Writing Prompts for Student Journalists [Updated Regularly]

An endless, indispensable, inspiring, fun, fun, fun digital fountain of story ideas, being updated in real time.

Red & Black Publisher at University of Georgia Resigns

“The decision was a mutual one between Montevideo and the nonprofit’s board of directors that stemmed from financial struggles in the online world.”

The Ultimate Student Journalists’ Guide to Avoiding & Surviving an ‘Internet Drubbing’

An account of the run-up, blow-up, aftermath, and upshot of a student journalist’s nasty viral experience.

10 Journalism Internships, Jobs & Awards

A listing of journalism internships, scholarships, conferences & awards for students and recent graduates nationwide.

‘Rate Your Shag’ Facebook Pages All the Rage at UK Universities

The College Confessions craze has reached new levels of candor and sheer lunacy.

Are High School Student Newspapers in Trouble?

Are high school student newspapers disappearing en masse? In a full-on “ink is drying up” rundown earlier this week, The New York Times documented the startling lack of student papers at NYC public high schools.

College Media Photo of the Day: Journalistic Integrity Meets Rage Comic Meets Deadly Poison

A picture posted on Twitter recently caught my eye, and then made me laugh aloud, respectfully.

University of North Florida Spinnaker May Shift from Weekly Newspaper to Monthly Magazine

Editor: “People can expect more investigative news pieces and longer and more in-depth feature pieces.”

College Newspaper of the Year, 2012-2013: The Emerald, University of Oregon

The innovative efforts of the Emerald at the University of Oregon have been immense, frequent, and fearless.

6 Tips for Journalists Covering Tornadoes & Weather Catastrophe Coverage

As the recent natural disasters show, weather coverage is an increasingly vital skill for journalists.

10 Life Lessons Shared in Student Newspaper Goodbye Columns (Part 2)

As the academic year drew to a close and the Class of 2013 left campus for good, advice was everywhere– in commencement speeches, parent chats, and student newspaper columns.

10 Life Lessons Shared in Student Newspaper Goodbye Columns (Part 1)

As the academic year drew to a close and the Class of 2013 left campus for good, advice was everywhere– in commencement speeches, parent chats, and student newspaper columns.