RESEARCH: Black and White and Still Read All Over
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Transition Into Academic Environs
REVIEW: Never in My Wildest Dreams: A Black Woman’s Life in Journalism Book is both moving memoir and fascinating journey into U.S. history.
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By Carolyn Schurr Levin
What happens when a crisis hits, as it did when Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, only to be followed the following week by a nor’easter?
By Pat Winters Lauro
“She posted a picture to Pinterest and it just exploded.”
MILEPOSTS First Amendment Fundamentals for 2012.
By Frank LoMonte
Four noteworthy First Amendment cases for college media in 2012.
POLITICS 2012 Crafting Election Coverage on Campus
By Dan Malon & Sarah Maben
Covering elections provide reader service and a practical way to enhance journalism instruction.
No foolproof methods, but steps, resources to consider
Editor’s note: This is the second of a two-part series.
By Jody Kleinberg Biehl
University at Buffalo
The recent firings of three college newspaper advisers are a sobering reminder of how fragile newspaper advising jobs can be. Often advisers are not tenured faculty, but have renewable yearly contracts that can be denied at the whim of administrators unhappy about student coverage.
This, said, Chris Evans, CMA adviser advocate chair, makes advisers vulnerable. Some – like recently fired Cheryl Reed of Northern Michigan — have come to believe that untenured faculty should not take advising jobs because it puts them too much at risk. Evans himself, said his job at the University of Vermont is on a contract basis, but he regularly takes steps to protect himself.
What are some of those steps? What can advisers who want to push their students to be tough journalists, but who also want to make sure they keep their jobs do? Continue reading
- Advisers under fire (and fired)
- Redesign one way to leave mark on media
- Key questions for developing social media policy
- Colleagues, students, others salute the late Bonnie Thrasher
- Bonnie Thrasher, 1961-2015: CMA vice president
- Great visuals are all part of a plan…
- Boldly going where no social media has gone before
- Research Annual released for 2013-14
- Research (Vol. 51): Digital Ethics in an age of instantaneous publication