Archive for Emily Kostic

TWiC This Afternoon: Advice From the Professionals

CoPress will be getting some professional help this afternoon. No! Not that kind! (Although that wouldn’t hurt!) We’ll be speaking with professional journalists about what they would do with the web if they were college media leaders in today’s world. We’ll be talking to New York Times reporter and former TVNewser blogger and Towerlight Editor [...]

We Clicked On: Ashton Kutcher Beats Out CNN for 1,000,000 Followers

This week, eyes have been on Twitter, as the race to 1,000,000 followers reached fever pitch with Ashton Kutcher reaching 1,000,000 followers on Twitter around 2:30 a.m. ET. On Wednesday, CNN acquired CNNbrk twitter account to further its lead over Ashton Kutcher to further the race between the media and man. Around the Network Discussion [...]

This Week in CoPress: College Newspapers and the Switch to Drupal

Hosts: Greg Linch and Emily Kostic Guests: Steve Contorno, former editor in chief of the University of Illinois’s The Daily Illini and Zach Valentire, the Webmaster of the Minnesota Daily. Dreier Carr, the photo editor of The Technician at North Carolina State. Summary: Greg and Emily discuss the power of Drupal and the creation of [...]

We Clicked On: Google and Their Troubled Relationship with Newspapers

The big news this week was Google’s Eric Schmidt and his speech to the NAA, where he told newspaper executives a rather radical (to them, at least) business model includes “not pissing off the readers.” Of course, the speech was not well received by many new media leaders who wanted Schmidt to take a more [...]

This Week in CoPress: Changes Coming to Online Student Media

Host: Greg Linch and Emily Kostic Guests: Andrew Dunn, the incoming Editor in Chief of UNC’s The Daily Tar Heel (with appearances by Adam Hemphill, Bryan Murley, and Albert Sun) Summary: Greg and Emily discuss with Andrew The Daily Tar Heel’s upcoming CMS, training staff, and video/audio equipment. In addition, Adam, Bryan and Albert weigh [...]

TWiC’s First Live Show Launches Tonight

This Week in CoPress is getting a lot more interactive! Tonight (April 6th) at 6 p.m. Greg Linch and Emily Kostic will be taking calls and chatting online with listeners on BlogTalkRadio. Tonight’s topic of discussion? Your web plans for next year. We’ll be talking to future EICs (and those running for that position) about [...]

We Clicked On: SPJ regional conference will attend BarCamp NewsInnovation Philadelphia

This week held big news for conference go-ers who wondered how they would be able to attend two big conferences taking place later this month. Luckily for all, the SPJ regional conference will be attending BarCamp NewsInnovation in the Annenberg building in Center City Philadelphia along with the rest of us. Meanwhile on the technology [...]

CICM’s Unique Contest to Show College Media What it Can Be

The Center for College Media is hosting a student media online journalism contest. This contest leaves no stone unturned as it is likely the most extensive contest for online student journalists and college media. The entry fee is $30 per college media (TV, Radio, Online-only, Newspaper — you’re all welcome to enter!) The fee covers [...]

10 Ways to Optimize Your Facebook Page

Assuming that your college newspaper is on Facebook as a professional page, there is a good chance it isn’t updated often or doesn’t have many “fans.” Why not? The best way to get traffic to your site is from links, and if your Facebook page is used correctly it can bring a great amount of [...]

Poll: When Should We Record TWiC Live?

We love bringing you This Week in CoPress every week, and are working with how to make it more interactive. Next week’s solution? We’ll do it live! Same great guests, only now you get to be a part of the conversation. Here’s a bit of what we’re thinking: Launch date: Week of April 5th Length [...]