Really great advice for anyone working on a college newspaper!! A must read!
It is two days before deadline and I start to get slightly worried. I understand that being a student (as I obviously am one myself) can be overwhelming and stressful, but deadline is so important to running the paper smoothly.
When working in the ‘real world’ deadlines are fixed and there are chances for losing your job if you don’t comply with the dates and times your editor may give you. If you think of a blank newspaper and you have been allocated a space for your article and you don’t produce your work, that space could risk still being a space. As an editor, I am not going to run a blank space but it is very important for reporters to realize that when you commit to writing, following through is a must. I am understanding that sometimes stories don’t unfold, interviews cannot be done and the story we thought we had…
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