Posts by Daniel Reimold

About Daniel Reimold

Daniel Reimold, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of journalism at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, where he also advises The Hawk student newspaper. He maintains the student journalism industry blog College Media Matters, affiliated with the Associated Collegiate Press. He also serves as the "Campus Beat" columnist for USA TODAY College and a contributor to outlets including PBS MediaShift, College Media Review, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of "Journalism of Ideas: Brainstorming, Developing, and Selling Stories in the Digital Age" (Routledge, 2013) and "Sex and the University: Celebrity, Controversy, and a Student Journalism Revolution" (Rutgers University Press, 2010).

College student Trey Yingst skips classes ... to report from conflict zones

Trey Yingst in Baltimore late one night during the Freddie Gray riots providing medical assistance to Connor Wolf from The Daily Caller who had been attacked. (Photo courtesy of Trey Yingst) On a Monday evening this past April, journalist Trey Yingst set foot in a part of Baltimore that he said, "looked like there were no laws." Amid the furor and … Read More

'The million-dollar question': What gets millennial readers to care?

Jenny Surane (Photo courtesy of Jenny Surane)Jenny Surane recently wrapped up a year-long stint as editor-in-chief of The Daily Tar Heel student newspaper at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The million-dollar media company boasts more than 250 staffers and over the past two semesters delivered a bevy of breaking news reports, special editions, impassioned editorials … Read More

5 questions for a (formerly) pissed off journalism student

Polo RochaIn a column yesterday for The Badger Herald student newspaper, University of Wisconsin-Madison senior Polo Rocha began with a confession. "I started reporting this column as a pissed off journalism student," Rocha wrote. "It’s not that I’m ungrateful for the wonderful classes and professors I’ve had at University of Wisconsin’s journalism school. It’s that my … Read More

Student newspapers move to mobile as interest in print wanes

The Daily O’Collegian at Oklahoma State University is embarking on a massive reinvention that will push back deadlines, require less work on papers and encourage students to spend more time on their mobile phones. On the surface, it sounds like every college student's dream. In reality, it is part of a rising movement within college media 2.0 – one … Read More

Top student media content that made news, went viral in 2013

Snowballs. Blackface. Sorority segregation. A mistaken sex offender. “Some good advice from a Jewish mother.” Pre-game trash talk. Australian indecency laws. And Meryl Streep. These are some of the startlingly diverse elements entangled within student media content that made news and went viral in 2013. Read More