The Student Newspaper Survival Blog is a collection of news reports, commentaries and tips on the craft of college newspapering. It's designed to inspire student editors, reporters, page designers, photographers, cartoonists, columnists and critics-- as well as the advisers and business managers who help them.
About the book
This blog is a companion to The Student Newspaper Survival Guide, a handbook about putting out a college newspaper. The book, published by Wiley-Blackwell, is now used in college newspaper offices around the world. For more information about the book, or to order a copy, go to Wiley.com.
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Rachele Kanigel is an associate professor of journalism at San Francisco State University, where she advises Golden Gate Xpress publications. She is the author of The Student Newspaper Survival Guide. She was a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years, writing mostly about health and medicine for The Oakland Tribune, The News and Observer of Raleigh, NC, and the Contra Costa Times. As a freelance writer, she has written for numerous magazines and Web sites, including Time, U.S. News and World Report, Health, People, Reader's Digest, Natural Health, CNN.com and MSNBC.com. She is active in College Media Advisers and was on the founding board of the California College Media Association.
Each month The Student Newspaper Survival Blog will highlight a Story of the Month, an example of innovative, interactive, in-depth or investigative storytelling that will be of interest to students working on college newspapers. To submit a story for consideration, email firstname.lastname@example.org August 2007 September 2007 October 2007 November 2007 February 2008