SJSU J-Schooler Kyle Hansen gets tapped to go to the Washington Post and intern for Rob Curley and friends. This is awesome.
Wow – the Daily gets modern desks. This is a serious morale booster just by virtue of looking cooler. I wish my desk were this cool. via jmcjournal.
And today, an Atlas-driven map in the Spartan Daily. Kyle Hansen and friends are like a gift that just keeps on giving. I might even get myself subscribed to the right RSS feed for the Daily again instead of the broken Feedburner one.
The Daily’s audio slideshow on yesterday’s immigration rally in San Jose. Awesome to see the paper posting slideshows and I hear there are not one, not two, but three editors on the online side of things next fall. Helloooo tipping point.
Spartan Daily writer posts about breaking news at thespartandaily.com late in the afternoon. Which means the editors are posting through the CMS without waiting for tomorrow’s print edition, or for an automatic shoveling overnight. Great job.
Boise State kicked SJSU’s ass on the covering-your-bowl-game field this year. Does BSU even have a j-school? The Spartans need to do better than just a live blog with no promotion…
Interesting hosted Django-like solution for small publishers at $50/month. Student newspaper potential, depending on traffic.
“I had walked into the Spartan Daily (San Jose State University’s college newspaper) when they were recruiting for staff and it was packed. People were sitting on the floor, in the hallways,” Guilbault remembered.
Want to display that RSS feed on the front page of your site? Use this.
PHP tag engine – I like the sound of that.