Monthly Archive: February 2013

Southern Drawl | February 19th, 2013 | #
Gen J’s extreme makeover

This is how I spent my Monday night.

Yesterday, SPJ’s Generation J committee started soliciting logos that, you know, capture its essence. Here are the details. Continue reading

Southern Drawl | February 17th, 2013 | #

Two weeks ago, I played my first – and last – game of Words With Friends against a fellow journalist.

Gideon Grudo is a former editor at the student newspaper I advise at Florida Atlantic University. Continue reading

The Campus Copy | February 7th, 2013 | #, #, #
Fight censorship – and poor grammar – all at once!

Want to save journalism one typo at a time?

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University’s newly independent student news outlet needs help copy editing.

After FAMU’s journalism school shut down the campus newspaper, student editors launched an unofficial news site, Ink and Fangs. Continue reading

Southern Drawl | February 5th, 2013 | #
Calling all college copyeditors!

Combat college censorship, one comma at a time.

We’re looking for a few good copy editors with real bad attitudes – the ones who want to fight the man while battling mispellings and run-on sentences. Continue reading