State of the newsroom report

December 16, 2008

After the Friday meeting that selected the top three editors for the spring semester, the Alligator’s board of directors met with the Alligator staff to review the problems discussed at the crisis meeting and take suggestions for solutions. As the outgoing editor, I summed up the problems/answers I could see in a state of the […]

Kit Kittredge: An American girl

June 19, 2008

Like every little girl in this country, I grew up absolutely obsessed with American Girl. I was a little bookworm so I read all the books and all the magazines from cover to cover. On a side note, I’m pretty sure I ordered that magazine until it was just barely appropriate for my age… For […]

New D.C. blog

January 19, 2008

It’s here! And just in time for my arrival in Washington, D.C.! Check out JESSICA DaSILVA in D.C., for updates on my classes and all the sights I’ll be taking in at the nation’s capital. Expect to learn a little about political science, American history and me this semester. You should also expect loads of […]

Bon Voyage

January 14, 2008

After some thinking and inner conflict, I’ve decided to put my blog on hiatus to¬†focus on my internship; school; and having some good, clean fun in Washington, D.C. I’m hoping to either set up another page on the site to blog about my D.C. escapades or start a new blog altogether. Either way, be prepared […]

CNN’s innovation will keep them afloat

November 29, 2007

So, I don’t know why I haven’t said anything about the CNN/YouTube primary debates yet, but tonight, I’ll say something. I think this campaign season has not only seen some radical change in using the Internet as a tool for candidates to hear the concerns of their constituents, but to also pull in voters from […]