Uncategorized

CICM Internship – It’s worth a shot, right?

I hold true to the belief that college is the best place to do journalism.

Unlike the professional world, your peers are your editors. There are no worries about layoffs or bankruptcies. It’s about passion. You know what I mean – it’s midnight and the paper needs to be out NOW, or it’s the middle of the day and you need to post that story NOW before the local paper does it. You’re tired, you’re grumpy – but you’re satisfied, you’re proud.

With the media field changing rapidly, what better time has there been for journalists to take that passion and combine it with creativity to produce innovation?

Continue reading

Standard
Uncategorized

What Danny and Jessica Facebook chat about at 1 a.m.

Daniel: I made a comparison the other day that journalism is always late for the train. everyone gets on board and journalism has to wait for the next train out. what journalism needs to do is find a different train, becaus ethe current train doesn’t seem to fit in with his/her schedule. (sorry. I rant a LOT at night. feel free to disregard.)
Jessica: lol, no, I actually find it interesting. you’re fine
Daniel: Ah good. what do you think ole’ Journs needs to do to keep kicking?
Jessica: pick up on the fact that newspapers are dead except for the major ones, and stop crying about it. do something about it instead.

Continue reading

Standard
Uncategorized

Random announcements.

I haven’t been able to fall asleep and I haven’t blogged in two weeks, so here we go:

– I have been working on the same blog post about my thoughts on the future of this industry for at least a week now. It will eventually be posted, I swear.
– I have updated my rejection list as promised. However, I’ve also received one e-mail telling me I’ve made the first cut and gone through a phone interview at another paper (do not want to jinx by naming said papers). So, keeping my fingers crossed. If anything becomes official, I’ll probably post within an hour of finding out.

Continue reading

Standard