Fly Over Me: Embedded in small town America, young journos fund a way to tell hidden stories
College Media / hope for the future / Student voices

Fly Over Me: Embedded in small town America, young journos fund a way to tell hidden stories

This June, four young journalists — three college students and a recent graduate — set up camp in Valentine, Neb. to find and report stories that weren’t being told by the two big newspapers in the state. The project is Fly Over Me, which exists now on a WordPress-powered website, and there are plans for … Continue reading

General Media / hope for the future / innovation

Necessary but not sufficient: Journalism on the web should be “more”

My post last week about digital and print bylines (The Journalism is what matters: Get beyond the primacy of the print byline) generated quite a bit of conversation on the CMA Listserv and my Facebook page. This is good. I desire conversation and debate about these types of ideas, because it is only through such conversation … Continue reading

The journalism is what matters: get beyond the primacy of the print byline
College Media / hope for the future / innovation

The journalism is what matters: get beyond the primacy of the print byline

(See Updates at bottom of the post) Last week on the College Media Podcast, Dan and I talked about two more student news operations that are facing steep cuts in funding, which he blogged about at College Media Matters. I wanted to expand on something I said in that podcast, for those who might not … Continue reading

College Media News / hope for the future / innovation

Red & Black takes innovative print/online strategy to new level

The University of Georgia’s Red & Black (previously mentioned here and here and here) has long been an innovative campus media outlet. This semester, they’ve taken that innovation to a new level, abandoning their daily print product in favor of a weekly print/online hybrid and the addition of a monthly full-color magazine. You can see … Continue reading

College Media News / College Publisher / Interviews / Media Companies - College Related

CICM Interview: Ari Horowitz, CEO of Access Network

Friday, Oct. 8, I interviewed Access Network CEO Ari Horowitz about the sale of College Media Network to a private investment firm (previous coverage here and here). During the interview, Horowitz discussed what the Access Network does currently, how CMN fits into their business strategy, and some of the technical and advertising challenges the network … Continue reading