Campus Overload: Campus Media


Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/02/2011

James Franco vs. Yale Daily News

Movie star and cultural phenomenon James Franco is also a grad student at Yale -- where his relationship with the Yale Daily News doesn't appear to be exactly warm and fuzzy.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media | Tags:  Yale

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 08/23/2010

ACLU asks Supreme Court to review Va. ban on alcohol ads

The ACLU of Virginia has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on a boozy issue: Should college newspapers be allowed to publish ads promoting drink specials and happy hour deals?

By Jenna Johnson  |  05:44 PM ET, 08/23/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media | Tags:  University of Pittsburgh, University of Virginia, Virgina Tech

Posted at 12:10 PM ET, 08/20/2010

AU student newspaper switches to weekly tab

Financial difficulties have pushed the American University student newspaper, The Eagle, to publish just one day a week instead of two this school year.

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:10 PM ET, 08/20/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media | Tags:  American

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 05/10/2010

Are students' parking tickets public records?

There is ongoing debate about what student information universities can share with parents, authorities, journalists and others. Universities have the power to call your parents if you get caught drinking in the dorms or if they are concerned about your...

By Jenna Johnson  |  11:22 AM ET, 05/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media | Tags:  Oklahoma State University, University of Maryland, University of Oklahoma

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 03/29/2010

AU date rape column angers students

American University students are demanding that the campus newspaper fire one of its columnists and issue an apology after publishing a column Monday that called date rape "an incoherent concept." The column in The Eagle newspaper was written by Alex...

By Jenna Johnson  |  07:25 PM ET, 03/29/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media | Tags:  American

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 01/27/2010

College yearbooks change, fold

I wrote a story for today's paper about the death of the University of Virginia's yearbook, "Corks and Curls," after a nearly 120-year run. It's not the first college yearbook to fold in the last few years, as students get...

By Jenna Johnson  |  12:06 PM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media | Tags:  Campus Media, Yearbooks

Posted at 07:51 PM ET, 01/24/2010

Campus newspaper goals for 2010

Journalism is quickly changing, and many college newspapers are struggling to balance doing more online while still putting out a quality print edition (and making sure the crossword puzzle is not a re-run). Here are some painless ideas for doing...

By Jenna Johnson  |  07:51 PM ET, 01/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media | Tags:  Andrew Dunn, The Daily Tar Heel, University of North Carolina

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 01/22/2010

Tips for motivating your college newspaper staff

Classes just started and news is barely trickling in, but here are some tips for getting your entire staff excited for the semester from Alex Byers, the editor in chief of The GW Hatchet at George Washington University in the...

By Jenna Johnson  |  04:25 PM ET, 01/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Campus Media