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Alan Jackson takes BOKC stage

Alan Jackson thanking his fans from the Kentucky/Ohio area.
November 18, 2012

On Saturday, the Bank of Kentucky Center hosted one of country music’s biggest legends and most well-known artists. Alan Jackson has had over a 20-year career and sold over 50 million albums worldwide. The...

Media Business Model 101

November 8, 2012

Media Business Model-Michael Giusti Giusti started out by outlining what a business model is and how different it is than a business plan. A Business Plan -55-page monsters -used to secure funding/investors -helpful...

Cell Phone Journalism

November 5, 2012

Cell Phone Journalism-David Stephenson (University of Kentucky) Walking into the session I was hesitant because I think social media and journalism can sometimes be a really bad combination. Things...

9 ways to improve your sports section

November 5, 2012

9 Ways to Improve Your Sports Section- Joe Gisondi (Eastern Illinois University) When I arrived at this session the entire room was packed and I basically had to stand in the hallway to be able to listen...

Chicken Salad was YUMMY!

November 2, 2012

This was a really fun and fast paced sessions. Our speaker quickly showed us bad front pages & inside pages and how we could easily change them up to make them better, in a matter of a few minutes. To...

Going through with the redesign.

November 2, 2012

So I caught the last half of a design session over managing a redesign. The best advice I took from this session, was overall research. You can't see where to go and what you're doing wrong if you don't...

10 Quick Design Fixes

November 1, 2012

So while attending a great informational about newspaper design, I found some great ideas to pull back to The Northerner. My speaker was Ron Johnson from Indiana University. The best advice given was really...

Final Great Plate Update

October 12, 2012

Reflections Thus Far: A Great Plate Update

Reflections Thus Far: A Great Plate Update
October 1, 2012

So here we are in week 3... Unfortunately I have come down with a small cold of some sort, and I am incredibly annoyed with my lack of motivation to eat anything. I woke up this morning and did...

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