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Behind the Gatepost Editorial

Last week, we got word that The Gatepost Editorial, our weekly unsigned column on all things Framingham State, won a national Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence Award. We’ve won regional SPJ awards (Region 1, ours, is made up … Continue reading

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My last Gatepost Sunrise

The Gatepost Sunrise. It’s been a tradition firmly rooted in the consciousness of FSU newspaper editors for generations. After long – ridiculously long – nights in the office finalizing articles, editing pictures and laying out pages, the sun inevitably rises … Continue reading

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The final Friday – an interview with UMass Amherst Daily Collegian EIC Katie Landeck

Looks like “real world” newspapers aren’t the only ones taking a hit due to shrinking ad revenue. This week, the UMass Amherst Daily Collegian ran its final Friday edition, ending a decades-long tradition of publishing its paper all five weekdays. … Continue reading

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Editorial Sound Board: Self-involvement journalism – “A day in the dark”

Last week, Gatepost Arts and Features Editor Talia Adry published her self-involvement journalism piece “A day in the dark: Navigating FSU’s campus without vision is no easy task,” for which she spent six hours walking around school with a blindfold … Continue reading

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Why you should curse in your student newspaper

When the time is right, at least. It’s a common conundrum in the college newsroom. As students possessing complete editorial control over the content appearing in our papers, it’s on us to decide what is and isn’t appropriate. What needs … Continue reading

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