The Future of Student Media: Planes, trains and automobiles

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We had a blast and learned a ton about the future of the college media industry this weekend at the Future of Student Media summit at Ohio University. I helped wrapped up our key lessons and shared a few things we learned at the University of Oregon. A full reading list from our visit, along with other supporting material, is enclosed below.

Reading list to learn more

How to Achieve Big, Hairy, Audacious Goals

Why diversity matters to your tech company
USA Today, July 2015

How to Bridge That Stubborn Pay Gap
New York Times, January 2016

Google’s Larry Page on why moon shots matter
Wired, January 2013

Breaking News:Mastering the art of disruptive innovation in journalism
Harvard Nieman Report, Fall 2012

Marketing Myopia
Harvard Business Review, 1960


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For more about the Emerald

Why We Killed Our College Daily Paper for a More Digital Future
May 2012, MediaShift

What Media Companies Could Learn From a Student Newspaper
June 2012, Bloomberg Businessweek

Covering the Olympic Trials: 8 Lessons in Journalism Education, News and Business
July 2012, MediaShift

Ken Doctor: The newsonomics of college news innovation
ecember 2012, Nieman Journalism Lab

13 Lessons from Killing Our College Daily Paper and Pushing Digital
May 2013, MediaShift

Past presentations

A plan to reinvest in community journalism
December 2013

How to own the local market for online news and advertising
October 2013

How to bring disruptive innovation to college media
October 2013

Structuring your newsroom for print and digital success
October 2013