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Student Newspapers Face Real World Challenges

The Daily Orange isn’t daily anymore.

The student-run newspaper has covered Syracuse University since 1903 and trained generations of journalists, but it now prints just three issues per week.

Editor-in-chief Haley Robertson said she is looking for advertisers, worries about firing friends who work as staff, and searches for alumni donors who will pay to send reporters on the road to cover the university’s sports teams.

These problems are similar to those faced by executives two or three times her age — evidence of how the news industry’s woes have seeped onto campuses. The schools are trying to harness youthful energy and idealism read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com