In the Spotlight: Taylor Doherty, Special Projects Editor, The Chronicle, Duke University

One of the most prolific writers featured on the website of The Chronicle, Duke University’s student newspaper, is a gray-haired alum from the 1960s. Ed Rickards, a former journalist, is currently a full-time “Duke Checker.” Under that pseudonym (very recently switched from “Fact Checker”), Rickards, 69, runs “an increasingly popular blog that focuses on the governance of Duke and the scandals that occur on the university’s campus.”

Student Media 2.0: Duke Chronicle’s Photo Blog Shutter Features Blue Devils Dancing, Dunking and Much More

Built atop the power of Tumblr, PhotoShelter, and more than 40 student photographers, The Duke Chronicle’s photo blog Shutter is a must-see snapshot smorgasbord.

Duke Chronicle Editors Push for Less Coursework for Top Eds.

Running a student newspaper, big or small, daily or weekly, is a full-time job.  It is a practical, hands-on educational experience that teaches a student just as much as (and usually more than) even the best of classes.  In an editorial published today, top editors at The Chronicle, the student daily at Duke University, are […]