All posts tagged students

NYT Editor Dean Baquet on longform’s future, the Apple Watch, sending reporters into war

New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet spent Thursday, April 16, 2015 speaking with the School of Journalism at the University of Montana and the Missoula community. Students in our course “J494: Critical Thinking About Design and Disruption” were honored to host him for a lengthy conversation about innovation and disruption at the Times.  Following are highlights […]




Kudos for a campus newspaper redesign well done

[March 23, 2011] Congratulations to editors and staff at the Indiana Daily Student campus newspaper for their redesign launch this week. The first live pages produced by the staff are shown above – click to enlarge. I am proud to have been one of three alumni (along with Pat Kastner and Eric White, shown in the […]




3 unglamorous (but excellent) details from a campus newspaper redesign

The Cult of News Design loves to fawn over magazine covers and newspaper front pages (that’s what wins awards, after all), much to the neglect of small details and inside pages that comprise 90% of a newspaper or magazine. This post zooms in a bit on some smaller but impactful work that came out of […]




A little good news from the IU School of Journalism

Next weekend I return to campus to serve on the alumni advisory board to the journalism school, so it was great to see this story today, amidst a sea of dire news about the news business, about my alma mater, Indiana University-Bloomington. The upshot: kids still wanna tell stories, even if they aren’t necessarily headed […]