Monthly Archives: April 2012

Council Notes-4/26/2012

-The Sustainability Club requested $245.71 to buy stainless steel water bottles for their Orca Day activity, which will be a ring toss. -The library requested $500 to purchase new DVD’s for their film collection. The library pledged to match any … Continue reading

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Twitter FAIL

Here’s a slightly hilarious sort of depressing list of FAIL from Aflac, BP, Chrysler, Godaddy, Qantas, and Kenneth Cole, all via twitter. BP is the worst. Got this from Social Media Chimps.

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Journalism Unemployment

Here’s an article on journalism unemployment. Unemployment rates for recent college graduates in journalism: 7.7 percent.

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Production Monday

Production Monday is here and we are busy as usual. Production Monday means Tuesday will bring a brand new stack of papers hot off the press, but it usually has us sitting in front of the computer screen all day … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Geeky Journalist:
I don’t know if it’s the AP’s status as a co-op, or its decentralized nature, or its ties to traditional (old) media, or what the problem is. But once again, they’ve proven that they just…

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Inside the News

Ever wonder how a newspaper gets published? THIS IS IT. Here’s a few photos of the Horizon’s news staff designing our next issue. The process can be hectic, but it’s usually fun. (Melissa, our production editor designing our next issue.) … Continue reading

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Everything We Wanted to Be

This is it. The Bellingham Herald has stolen our thunder. Completely. They have a blog which covers major events here at WCC. And no, I don’t think they care that we have student run newspaper. Anyway it’s okay. I guess.

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Originally posted on katharineschulz:
Getting published is a crucial part of free-lance writing and for any journalist. There are important steps to consider to make the right impression. According to Mitzi Miller, Jest’s Editor in chief, targeting your letters to…

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SPJ Conference at Pacific Lutheran University

Hey everybody, A couple weeks ago I went to Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma for the annual Society of Professional Journalists conference. As it turned out, the conference was being held the day after my birthday, so I was feeling … Continue reading

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From the [Assistant Online] Editor

This an experiment for me. This blog is anyway. I have tried blogging in the past, but was unsuccessful. As the assistant online editor, it is my job to manage this blog, and to connect with journalists, students, community members, … Continue reading

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