Search Results

april fools 2015

* Fools controversy: Tough times in college media (ubspectrum.com) * BSC Record’s funding is frozen over April 1 issue (jimromenesko.com)

Update: The student government has decided not to freeze the newspaper’s budget after all. “Our initial actions were made based on the concerns we received from several students,” student leaders say. “The removal of the “April Fools” edition of the paper was called in order to protect our students from feeling uncomfortable. However, The Record …

Read More

An apology to our readers http://t.co/qECZzQN0cN — The Cavalier Daily (@cavalierdaily) April 1, 2015 * An apology to readers (cavalierdaily.com) | I tried to warn you! (@romenesko) * UVA newspaper satirizes black student’s arrest (businessinsider.com) * Read comments from the Cavalier Daily’s Facebook page New: Everybody move to the back of the bus (cached)

* A Colorado Springs Gazette reporter says of her paper’s editorial board-written anti-marijuana series: “I wish that it had been labeled [as an opinion package] more clearly than what it was, especially online … I thought that there was a lack of transparency with that element.” (cjr.org) * How the New York Times keeps ads …

Read More

From the Boston Globe: When it was announced last winter that David Carr would teach a media criticism class at BU, he received a rockstar response. A satirical news story in the April Fools’ edition of the student newspaper depicted students on their knees in front of Carr’s office, praying for a seat in his …

Read More

For example, the how-to piece above includes tips on getting a seat on Continental Airlines, which is no longer around. (It merged with United in 2010.) From the article posted on April Fools’ Day: When I flew to Boston on Continental last week, I ended up in what I consider to be the best seat …

Read More