Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tipsheet: College eds story idea roundup 11/26/2012

Story ideas for the last issue(s) of this semester, plus some stuff to start now for those early January issues:

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Tipsheet: College eds story idea roundup 11/10/2012

We’re all relieved that the presidential campaign is over, but don’t stop thinking about the election just yet. Election Day raised some interesting questions.

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Tipsheet: College eds story idea roundup 11/06/2012

This week’s story idea roundup is all about students, the subject that should be first in the minds of all college media editors. I don’t have quite as many links as usual because I was occupied by the National College Media Convention in Chicago last week, but I make up for it by going on at length (again) about student attitudes toward college.

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A form to help you assign stories

I was pleasantly surprised Friday by the demand for copies of my “Deed of Ownership” form at the National College Media Convention in Chicago. I promised quite a few students I would post it here. For the benefit of those of you who weren’t with us at the “Assigning Stories Like a Pro” session, I’ll repeat a bit of my explanation of the form.

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Pulitzer winner: Your journo skills will be in demand

Like a lot of you, I’m at the National College Media Convention in Chicago. I introduced Cornelia Grumman this morning and wasn’t in a position to live tweet her remarks. But her talk was fantastic and I have a lot of notes I’m going to disgorge now in tweet-like fashion.

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