Red & Black Publisher at University of Georgia Resigns

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“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

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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?

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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)

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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.

Are You an Unemployed Journalism Grad? Start Singing!

An unemployed Spaniard twentysomething with a journalism degree and no job has gone viral for singing– yes, singing– about his credentials on the subway. As The Huffington Post shares, “While a friend filmed, Enzo Vizcaino strummed on a ukulele and serenaded straphangers on the Barcelona Metro. . . . Fortunately, after the video was posted on YouTube and shared widely on social media, the job offers flooded in.”

Daily Iowan Publisher: ‘Anybody Can Work Here as Long as They’re Not an A**hole’


Longtime Daily Iowan archivist and librarian Caroline Dieterle is leaving the University of Iowa student newspaper at semester’s end. Due to digitization, her position is being eliminated. As Dieterle told the DI for a brief retrospective piece, “I’m not [retiring]. I am being made redundant here with what is being made with technology. I would be happy enough to file the paper indefinitely as long as I was healthy enough to drag myself down to the newsroom.”

University of Oklahoma Student Media Director Resigns


Brian Ringer has resigned from his position as director of student media at the University of Oklahoma, according to multiple trusted sources at OU. Most recently, in a brief phone chat, Judy Gibbs Robinson, the editorial adviser to The Oklahoma Daily and, confirmed, “It is my understanding that Brian has resigned.”

Former OU Daily Editor Files Lawsuit Against University of Oklahoma Over Student Parking Tickets


A former Oklahoma Daily online editor is suing the University of Oklahoma to gain access to student parking ticket records. Joey Stipek, an OU senior, filed the lawsuit Friday against university president David Boren and Open Records Office director Rachel McCombs. The suit alleges the school has repeatedly, and illegally, rebuffed his efforts to acquire “records he believes are public”– and potentially newsworthy.