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Mezcla Spring 2014

10 years ago, Mezcla Magazine started as a class project for a First Year Seminar at UNC.  Now it continues through the energy and hard work of students who produce it for their peers.   91 more words


5 tips for launching your own digital magazine

Journalism is dead.

Most college journalists have heard this saying at least once — or twice, probably one hundred times — during their undergraduate career. It’s the kind of omen that conjures Dante-like images of unemployment hell and sends undergrads spiraling through the five stages of grief: 741 more words


Refuting UNC Board of Governors decision to ban Gender Neutral Housing

In August of last year, an article came out stating that the University of North Carolina’s Board of Governors banned gender neutral housing without having any public discussion in which students could support either side of the issue. 390 more words

Gender Neutral Housing

That summer:

I still remember that summer well, really well. I was 17, ambitious, alive and young. The world was my “oyster” as they say. I was getting ready to move back to the US after being away for 12 years and I was anything but ready. 332 more words

UNC students strip (and run) for charity

Philanthropy just got sexy.

That’s the motto of Undie Run, a philanthropic initiative that encourages college students to help raise awareness and funds for charitable causes by stripping, donating their clothes to charity and running through campus, well… half-naked. 617 more words


Renewal/innovation at established and new media companies

The UNC-CH “Saving Community Journalism” project interviewed me about innovation at two different types of media companies – pure digital and established, multi-media companies. The interview stresses the importance of a) inner game and b) remembering that the entire company has to work together to get new risky (initially low-revenue) projects up and running.

Carl Ernst: There is no "Muslim world."

I read Carl Ernst’s “Following Muhammad” in 2007, back when it was my dream to study Persian literature and become an academic. Understandably, I was fan-girling a bit when I finally got to meet him in person.  614 more words

Media And Journalism