After 10 years of advising our collegiate yearbook, we canceled the publication. But sometimes the end of something isn’t bad…
One of the best ways to improve your writing is to read everything you can get your hands on. Better writing is just one of the benefits of reading every day.
What Barnes & Noble really needs is to learn a little something from the newspaper industry. Don’t you think?
News photographers capture all types of events as a method of storytelling and documenting history. Some of these photos depict traumatic situations, like the last few seconds of someone’s life. Should newspapers run these photos? How should editors make these decisions?
Sources regularly ask to preapprove questions, conduct interviews via email, review quotes, or read stories before they are published. All of these requests are an effort to control the information the public receives through the media. Do you think quote approval or review should be allowed? Are there times when this practice is more acceptable than others?
East Carolina University officials fired their student media adviser in the most recent of a series of censorship by termination. What do you think of universities terminating collegiate media advisers for content concerns? Is this a justified response to student media content concerns?
Newspaper managers encouraged to stop using economy as a reason for poor decisions and further stretching staff. Instead, it’s time for news managers to work smarter, not harder.