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Reads of the Week, April 6: History & Mystery

Forgotten resistance in Oxford, remembered resistance in Memphis #MLK50. Plus, the story that many believe caused a mysterious newspaper disappearance...

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'Snapchat Producer:' inside a new role at The Batt

Katy Baldock and Sarah East pioneered the social media desk at The Battalion, which produces The Batt's Campus Publisher Story with Snapchat. I interviewed them about how they developed their team, where they get inspiration, what tools they use, and what elements make for a well-designed, engaging Snap story.

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Study shows student media partnerships are key to producing successful media graduates

A CU Boulder study found that entry-level journalists lack basic reporting skills. Student media organizations may be the key educational tool colleges need to produce well-rounded, competitive media grads.

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Think being a "small school" makes you less attractive to national advertisers? Think again

Number of impressions doesn't always equal audience reach. There are factors national buyers look for in which small schools dominate, or even have an advantage over large or medium-sized schools.

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The now-fallen Odyssey was never out to empower student media

Instead of banding together the existing network, they tried to build a whole new one, turning the talent spigots away from the brand of the college and toward a self-serving megabrand. They pitted themselves directly against student media, stealing talent and engagement.

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How student papers are adopting the ‘Humans of…’ page

Inspired by Humans of New York's street-interview profiles, here’s how four “Humans of” page-runners at college papers keep their “Humans” communities alive and thriving.

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Q&A: Mark Maremont, Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist

We spoke with Mark about journalism careers, covering the world of higher education and, of course, investigative reporting. Plus, a bonus "war story" from the field.

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The Pros and Cons of Removing a Website Comment Section

What would happen if your news organization removed commenting ability from its website? We outlined some of the pros and cons.

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Guest Blog: Filing a FOIA request

"I’m not an expert on how each of the 50 states handles public records request, but I’m going to do my best to give you a play-by-play on what to do." Cody Boteler, former editor at The Towson Towerlight

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Student Media Q&A: Adviser David Simpson (@adviserdavid)

We sat down with David Simpson, known by @adviserdavid on Twitter, to ask about his experience advising student papers, his opinion on current trends in journalism and his advice for student journalists.

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