THURSDAY,  OCT 1, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 33) What’s Working: Newsletters may be reaching their limits, but there’s hope beyond the inbox (Reynolds Journalism Institute) Email newsletters are thriving, but their ascendancy in today’s media brings with it a certain foreboding: Given how successful the format has been the past few years — andContinue reading “Newsletters”

Student newspapers are crucial

THURSDAY,  SEPT 17, 2020    (Vol. 2  No. 23) On Texas Campuses, Student-Run Newspapers Have Become Crucial Sources of Coronavirus News (Texas Monthly) On August 18, Rice University’s student-run newspaper, the Thresher, broke the news that one of the school’s eleven residential colleges would move its freshman orientation activities online after two student orientation leadersContinue reading “Student newspapers are crucial”

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”