Best College Newspapers: 2014 Ranking Released by Princeton Review

The Yale Daily News, The Daily Orange & The Cornell Daily Sun are the top three student pubs.

Ivy League Student Newspapers Hurting Financially– Due to Loss of Financial Job Ads

According to The Daily Princetonian, the advertising revenue of student newspapers at Ivy League schools are ailing due to a noticeable drop in recruiting ads being placed by major financial institutions. As several Ivy-covered sources tell Prince staff writer Sarah Cen, the decline in these ads is mainly tied to the Wall Street troubles that erupted starting in 2008. The article’s keyword tags sum it up most succinctly: Investment Banking, Recession.

Daily Princetonian Debates, Decides to Keep Anonymous Online Comments

The Daily Princetonian is keeping its online commenting system anonymous. After a laudably transparent evaluation process tied to the construction of a new website, top staff at the Princeton University student newspaper agreed with a reader that “[a] few nasty comments here and there is an infinitesimally small price to pay for truly free, unabridged speech.”

President Tilghman’s Retirement Prompts Princetonian Staff Email: ‘BREAKING ALL HANDS ON DECK’

Princeton University president Shirley Tilghman’s announcement about her impending retirement sent The Daily Princetonian into overdrive over the weekend. It began with an all-staff email from editor-in-chief Henry Rome. Subject line, all caps: “BREAKING ALL HANDS ON DECK.”

Princetonian to Stop Using Email Quotes in Stories, Except in ‘Extraordinary Circumstances’

The decision is apparently a pushback against the “prevalence of email quotes” appearing in articles.

Daily Princetonian Series Examines Professors’ Religious Faiths (Princeton University)

Late last semester, The Daily Princetonian ran an interesting six-part series– not of stories but conversations. It is worth a look. Each conversation occurs between colleagues, a Princeton University politics professor speaking to fellow profs. whose beliefs fall under various religious tenets.