Advice for staffers:
Encourage students to advocate for themselves and submit their work to increase the audience and help make your publication a household name on a national journalism level. Here are two ways: 1) Flipboard and JEA are now curating “Great Journalism from America’s High Schools.” Submit a link to [email protected]. 2) Submit a link to Best of SNO here.
Read Quill and Scroll magazine and consider creating an application process for students to join Quill and Scroll international honor society.
Did you know SPLC offers summer, fall and spring internships at their offices in D.C.? They’re open to undergraduate and graduate students only, but something for students to keep in mind for the future. Former WSS EIC, Brian Stewart, interned there while attending the UI.
From Co.Design: The best photo essays of 2015
From The New York Times: The year in visual stories and graphics
From Poynter: How to polish your writing, A look at the front pages of 2015 and The funny, the weird, the elaborate, the terrible – 33 media errors from 2015
From The Des Moines Register: An intriguing story about a camera that scans the faces of UI students to calculate their mood: Eye in the sky computes your emotions and Photographers choose their favorite photos of the year
Creative Commons resources for photos and music