Monthly Archives: January 2013
We’re actually going to do a session at NYC13 called “How to Be a Bad EIC.”
To get a head start, I asked my colleagues on the College Media Association listserv for their tips on how to stink at being a college media leader.
I got an earful! I’ve collected some of the tips below, in no particular order. I was tempted to summarize, but instead I’ll let you draw your own conclusions.
First, I propose beat reporting on three topics either much on the minds or very important to college students but severely under-reported by student media. Then, I answer the obvious question, “Can we really find enough stories about that to make it a regular beat?”