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Hosting options for college media, the (updated) 2012 edition

It’s time for another trip through the fields of college media hosting options. There have been some changes over the summer, and some new providers who’ve come to our attention. As always, a disclaimer: This is not a “critical review” of the different options. Each option has its pros and cons, and every college media … Continue reading

Detroit Softworks closes shop; SNworks takes over Gryphon
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Detroit Softworks closes shop; SNworks takes over Gryphon

  UPDATED AT 10:41 AM (CDT) WITH ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONDetroit Softworks, provider of the Gryphon CMS and hosted news platform, has shut down. The message above is all that remains of their website. They had approximately 15 client college news outlets for the hosted platform. However, the demise of DSW doesn’t mean the end of the … Continue reading

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Q&A: CMN's Rusty Lewis and Jon Beck about new advertising options for College Publisher

Editor’s Note: As I mentioned last week, I asked Rusty Lewis at College Media Network to answer some questions related to the company’s announced new advertising option for college newspapers. These responses were supplied by Lewis and Jon Beck, who recently joined CMN on the business side. When will these new options take effect? It … Continue reading

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Q&A: Rusty Lewis on CMN's new business model

UPDATE: Additional questions appended after publication. Editor’s note: These are the responses I received from College Media Network’s Rusty Lewis in response to questions I e-mailed him about their new business model/fee structure. Since the announcement says that papers with an average of 25,000 page views/mo. will not be charged a fee, how many of … Continue reading

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College Publisher changes business model

UPDATE: Interview with Rusty Lewis is now up here. Well, during my self-imposed exile from all things journalism related over the holidays, College Media Network dropped a bombshell. Most notably, newspapers using CP5 under an Access Network affilate agreement will be invoiced¬† an annual payment* of $1,995 for the services rendered by CMN.¬† … This … Continue reading

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Pacemaker CMS stats

I like following the CMS (Content Management System) changes in college media, and keeping track of who’s using what, so here’s some CMS trivia related to the ACP Online Pacemaker winners, announced this past weekend in Louisville. Among the winners, CMS used: WordPress: 11* CollegePublisher: 4 Drupal: 3 Ellington: 1 Joomla: 1 Homegrown: 3 Hand-coded … Continue reading