Covering elections

THURSDAY,  SEPT 10, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 18) Election Coverage: You Don’t Have to Cover Everything (The Lead newsletter) Note what your staff can actually cover. You don’t have to cover everything. Before the election season begins, assess what issues your staff is interested in, and what you can devote resources to covering. CollegeContinue reading “Covering elections”

Student journalists discuss school opening

FRIDAY,  SEPT 4, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 15) Audio Story: Georgia’s College Journalists Discuss Reporting On The Start Of School Amid The Pandemic (WABE – Atlanta) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s college newspaper made headlines this month when reporters broke the news that several clusters of students living on-campus had testedContinue reading “Student journalists discuss school opening”

Remotely prepared print newspaper

FRIDAY,  AUG. 28, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 11) (TribLive) The Pitt News remotely produces print student newspaper during pandemic The Pitt News released its first print edition of the academic year on Wednesday, keeping alive a 110-year-old Pitt tradition. But things at The Pitt News were far from normal. Jon Moss, the student newspaper’sContinue reading “Remotely prepared print newspaper”

SEC front page goes viral

WEDNESDAY,  AUG. 26, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 9) (College Spun) SEC School Newspaper’s Cover Is Going Viral An SEC school’s student newspaper cover about the start of the academic year is going viral on social media on Sunday night. The University of Mississippi is scheduled to begin its fall semester on Monday. Ole MissContinue reading “SEC front page goes viral”

Mistreating people of color

TUESDAY,  AUG. 25, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 8) (Reform Austin News) UT’s Student Newspaper Accused of Mistreating People of Color The quest for inclusion and attention to diversity that has swept the nation this summer has made its way to the University of Texas at Austin student newspaper in the form of criticism aboutContinue reading “Mistreating people of color”