Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Aging Readership

The Zombie Audience

“Frankly, despite my horror of the press, I’s love to rise from the grave every ten years or so and go buy a few newspapers.”
Luis Buñuel (1900-1983),
Spanish movie director

• Editorial Comment:
This could save newspapers! Maybe a special rate for those on undeadlines?

Did you miss yesterday’s WORDs on the death of formidable newsman Mike Wallace? Click here.

• Relocation: The JCOM faculty have gotten rid of most of the clutter as we settle into swanky new offices in the new Ag Building on the USU Quad.

• HELP WANTED: New Faculty for Fall 2012! The JCOM Department at Utah State is taking applications for a multimedia instructor, teaching our new required multimedia class and assisting with the Aggie TV newscast classes. For full position description, click here.

• JCOM Teaching Excellence:
The Journalism & Communication Department is one of three finalists for USU’s 2012 department teaching excellence award. Junior Emily Landeen produced this video of student feedback on the department.

News from
our award-winning student news site, The Hard News Café

Weekly News Digest from Hard News Café
Up Close at the 2012 Utah Legislature: An Intern’s Perspective, by Lis Stewart
Students proud of research, creative work at symposium showcase
, by Rhett Wilkinson
Easter egg hunt is a popular Lions Club project in Hyde Park, by Shannon McCleve
Sewer connections need more regulation, Wellsville council says
, by Jimena Herrero
USU freshman serenades Jay Leno on ‘The Tonight Show’
, by Kristi Ottley
Latest Aggie TV News from USU and Cache Valley (April 4)
Stay tuned, Hyrum – your own radio station is in the works, by Tara Alvey
Advice from ‘Last Lecture’: connect with others to build civil society, by Allie Jeppson
‘Wolf Wars’ big question: How many wolves will society tolerate?, by Jimena Herrero
Summer session at USU, when the air is warm and learnin’ is easy
, by Kristi Ottley
1st District Drug Court: Second chance to get clean and sober, by Tara Alvey

PeezPIX by Ted Pease
Catalog here


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