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College Media Podcast 12-2-13: Plagiarism and a 404 error at Kansas and a tool to examine academics and athletics

Topic 1: After I Praised a Student Columnist Last Week, He Suddenly Resigned. Wait, What? (CMM) Topic 2: New database reveals academic and athletic spending trends at public universities (Press Release) Athletic & Academic Spending Database for NCAA Division I (Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics) Listen or download this episode, subscribe via iTunes, or check out the archives on the CMP home … Continue reading

College Media / contests

College Media Snow Fall Challenge: Inspiration about journalism education

We’re less than a week away from accepting submissions for the College Media Snow Fall Challenge. I’m excited to see what comes into my inbox on Monday. Just by way of inspiration, here’s a new book/website that’s available for free from the Knight Foundation’s Eric Newton: Searchlights and Sunglasses. The book has been put together … Continue reading

College Media Podcast

College Media Podcast 10-29-13: Grambling State and the role of the college media adviser.

This week, Dan and I discuss the messy situation at Grambling State and the role of a college media adviser, in a podcast taped live from New Orleans. Show notes: Censorship, Intimidation, Confusion: The REAL ‘Truth About The Gramblinite Chaos’ (College Media Matters) Listen or download this podcast, subscribe via iTunes, or check out the archives on the CMP home … Continue reading

College Media / contests / innovation

One week until entries will be accepted for the College Media Snow Fall Challenge

Next Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, I will begin accepting entries for the College Media Snow Fall Challenge. It’s been 2 months since the contest was announced, and I’m excited to see what comes through the door after entries are accepted. Just as a reminder, this is not your standard journalism contest. It’s a first-past-the-post contest. … Continue reading