Student guest post: Lauren Duca interview shows how female journalists aren’t taken seriously

Students in MEJO 457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the fifth of those posts. Paige Connelly is a senior at the School of Media and Journalism at UNC-Chapel Hill. She’s interned for The News & Observer, and she currently interns at Chapel Hill and Durham Magazine. She also writes for … Continue reading Student guest post: Lauren Duca interview shows how female journalists aren’t taken seriously

Student guest post: How digital news editors can use Snapchat to attract millennials

Students in MEJO 457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the fourth of those posts. Bridget Dye is a senior from Charlotte, North Carolina, majoring in reporting and political science. Snapchat is no longer just a place for selfies. Many major news media outlets have already embraced the app … Continue reading Student guest post: How digital news editors can use Snapchat to attract millennials

Student guest post: Don’t give up on the truth in the face of fake news

Students in MEJO 457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the third of those posts. Elise Clouser is a senior from Matthews, North Carolina, majoring in reporting and minoring in biology. She wants a career writing about science, and in her free time, she can usually be found hanging out … Continue reading Student guest post: Don’t give up on the truth in the face of fake news

Student guest post: Is sports reporting turning into tabloid journalism?

Students in MEJO 457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the second of those posts. Travis Butler is a senior from Wilmington, North Carolina, who is majoring in journalism. He is an avid sports fan that hopes to have a career in sports writing and he can line-for-line quote most Will … Continue reading Student guest post: Is sports reporting turning into tabloid journalism?

Student guest post: BuzzFeed should re-evaluate its news judgment

Students in MEJO 457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the first of those posts. Luke Bollinger is a junior majoring in journalism and political science at UNC-Chapel Hill. He enjoys reporting for The Daily Tar Heel and all things “Game of Thrones.” BuzzFeed’s decision to publish a dossier containing … Continue reading Student guest post: BuzzFeed should re-evaluate its news judgment

Student guest post: Self-editing with our auto-correcting brains

Students in J457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the 14th of those posts. Kristin Tajlili is a senior who is majoring in editing and graphic design with a minor in creative writing. She has contributed to many on-campus publications including Should Does, The Daily Tar Heel and … Continue reading Student guest post: Self-editing with our auto-correcting brains

Student guest post: Four takeaways for journalists from a reporter in elementary school

Students in J457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the 11th of those posts. Tatiana Quiroga is a first-year master’s student at UNC-Chapel Hill specializing in reporting. She hails from the Sunshine State and cheers on the Gators and the Tar Heels. Last week, a 9-year-old girl and her … Continue reading Student guest post: Four takeaways for journalists from a reporter in elementary school

Student guest post: 5 reasons why listicles are good for modern journalism

Students in J457, Advanced Editing, are writing guest posts for this blog this semester. This is the 10th of those posts. Carly Peterson is a senior journalism major with a reporting specialization who enjoys music and the arts. She writes for the UNC-Chapel Hill branch of Her Campus, an online publication that targets college-age woman. … Continue reading Student guest post: 5 reasons why listicles are good for modern journalism