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Regular contributors from the team and innovative student leaders bring you everything from WordPress how-tos to big picture topics on the state of the news industry. Also includes episodes of This Week in CoPress.
We talk to a wide variety of people, ranging from fellow college media students who are developing Django CMSes to respected industry professionals about innovative new tools. Podcasts are usually 25 minutes.
There’s a ton of things to talk about in this “new media” evolution, so we try to break it down into weekly segments. Every Monday, we pose a new question or problem and ask you to weigh in. Following this RSS will remind you to click on by and weigh in.
CoPress Hosting runs on WordPress – by far the easiest and fastest way we know to get a news org website up and running. This forum hosts discussion on all things WordPress, from good themes to plugins to workflow tricks.
Django is a rapid application prototyping web development framework. That’s code-speak for a fast way to build really powerful websites. Discussion here is focused on how to build, deploy, and maintain applications to enhance community information access.
Radical transparency is the name of the game. We consider ourselves a true “open source organization,” and use this blog as one of the tools to spread as much information about the workings and decisions of our organization as possible.
Every Sunday night, CoPress holds a conference call with the entire team. This is the one time during the week when we, spread across the US, all get to talk to each other. There are a lot of logistics but offers a way for others to know what we’re up to and looking to accomplish.