These articles, webinars and more provide specific guidance for those looking to dive even deeper into financial strategies for their student newsrooms.
COVID-19 severely affected student newspapers’ advertising sales. This is how some news organizations are coping
In early March, University Daily Kansan was gearing up for their biggest advertising sales of the academic year because of their No. 1 ranked men’s basketball team. Then, the coronavirus pandemic started spreading more rapidly in the U.S. prompting a slew of event cancelations followed by the University of Kansas shutting its doors for the… Continue reading COVID-19 severely affected student newspapers’ advertising sales. This is how some news organizations are coping
How to report on school employee contracts and salaries
Do you know how much top administrators at your school make? Employee contracts can provide reporters with newsworthy information about how a public school is utilizing taxpayer money for employee salaries and other benefits. Every record created by a public agency or government body, including public schools, is presumed to be open unless a law… Continue reading How to report on school employee contracts and salaries
Tips for rescuing your student publication’s finances
Here’s what several advisers, student journalists and journalism organizations recommend to reduce risk of budget cuts and diversify income streams.
Work for hire? A guide to the legal issues involved when student journalists become ‘employees’
Each day throughout the country, thousands of college students show up for work at the newsroom or the broadcast station.