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826 Valencia's Student-Journalist's on the Pros and Cons of Minecraft

826 Valencia | Posted 01.27.2014 | San Francisco
826 Valencia

A blocky, pixelated video game with no advertising at first, Minecraft has now dominated the video game-playing populace.

Top 10 Mistakes College Journalists Should Avoid

Gillian Frew | Posted 05.19.2013 | College
Gillian Frew

There are some predictable mistakes many newbie reporters make that are easy to avoid. I put together this list of the Top 10 based on my own experience as editor-in-chief of my college paper and an informal Twitter poll.

Classroom A111: Where Stories Come to Life

Serena Lee | Posted 01.26.2013 | College
Serena Lee

As I write down the words of my life story, I remember those simple high school days with my trusty reporter's notebook with my eyes fixed on my interview subject to begin the beautiful process to tell an untold story.

A Threat to Journalistic Integrity

Carly Sitzer | Posted 12.18.2012 | College
Carly Sitzer

Ithaca College's president, Tom Rochon, instituted a new policy which requires student journalists seeking an interview with members of administration first file a request through the media relations office, which will then choose the interviewee "best fit."

Why the University of Georgia Student Editors Resigned

Adam Goldstein | Posted 10.16.2012 | College
Adam Goldstein

You may think the editors resigned to make a First Amendment point, but this isn't about the First Amendment. This is about journalism, and how we teach it, and what student journalists are supposed to learn.

Student Imprisoned For Snapping Photos Of Teddy Bears

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.14.2012 | College

Posting photographs of tiny teddy bears on the internet usually lands a person on Reddit. It doesn't usually land a person in prison. However, Bel...

Let's Be Honest: It's Not About Hurricanes

The Independent Florida Alligator | Posted 09.26.2012 | College
The Independent Florida Alligator

On July 19, the Alligator started its Save The Racks campaign in an effort to stop the UF administration from removing 19 of our orange racks from campus and replacing them with black university-owned modular racks similar to those on Turlington Plaza.

Student Newspapers React To Trayvon Martin Case

Posted 03.31.2012 | College

The Trayvon Martin case has not only captured the attention of the national media, but college student media as well. Student newspapers from aroun...

Student Journalists Guarded Jose Antonio Vargas' Secret

Mountain View, CA Patch | Posted 08.23.2011 | Media

When Jose Antonio Vargas told the Oracle editorial staff his immigration status, silence fell upon the room....