10 Steps For Creating A Formidable College Newspaper: Trying to get a newspaper off the ground? Reviving a dead publication? Follow these 10 steps -- from running weekly meetings with story ideas to how to wisely spend your budget  -- to build yourself a respectable and professional college newspaper. Learn from an adviser who's been there and resurrected a defunct newspaper, now an award-winning print and online publication. Michael Perrota, Mercy College                                        

50 Sites For Journalists: A rapid-fire list of 50 web tools and apps for journalists: From Doodle to Storyful, you'll find tools to help share and discover content, find sources and create interactive stories plus spend a few minutes wasting time with some good old-fashioned fun on the interwebs. Andrew Seaman, Thompson Reuters; Victoria Reitano, Telepictures

A National Student Media Initiative on Rape: Some college-media students have done great work investigating issues about rape. How do we help more journalists do this important work and share training and resources? Do we need a loose coalition, a reporting project or a national conference? Hear about our progress and help us brainstorm the next steps. David Simpson, Georgia Southern University; Susan Zake, Kent State University; Frank LoMonte, Student Press Law Center                    

A One-Man Band: It's no longer about just taking pictures. Today's photographer must also be a streetwise explorer and understand emergency responder radio codes. The life of the visual journalist is in his vehicle -- a rolling office in the tradition of the great chaser "Weegee." Explore what can be done on the move, from photo, video and editing to transmitting and how social media and the web are the new frontier.          Todd Maisel, New York Daily News                        

Advanced Analytics in Sports Media: From Bill James to Nate Silver, sports analytics have been brought to a mainstream audience over the last decade. Find out how number-crunching and big data have transformed the way sports fans engage with their favorite teams and players. Learn about the tools and services that sports journalists are depending upon to keep up with the times (calculators not required). Rob Shaw, Bloomberg Sports                                         

Aggregated Sites -- Getting the Buzz: Aggregated sites like Buzzfeed provide loads of fun content fresh from all over the Web. But how? And what can you and your staff do to get the Buzzfeed buzz on your campus? Find out from site editors themselves and learn what kinds of content can be hits for you.  Charlie Warzel and Katie Notopoulos, Buzzfeed        

Are You Ready for the Backlash? Some negative feedback about your student press work is expected, but backlash from fellow students can be tougher to accept and involves higher stakes. Learn how to navigate this rough terrain from an editor-in-chief and adviser who have trod it -- through a campus-diversity issue that became embroiled in controversy. Discuss if this kind of reaction might be prevented and whether such heated response from student readers is actually a positive sign. John Capouya, Jessica Keesee and Paola Crespo, University of Tampa                                   

But I Thought it was OK ... Copyright and Fair Use in the Internet Era: So what is "fair use"? And how can you know what material is copyrighted and what isn't? Is "royalty free" really free? Here's what you need to know about using materials you find on the Web, without a lot of legal gobbledygook. Frank LoMonte, Student Press Law Center                                                   

Covering Business for a Busy Newsroom: The market for business news grows every day. And in a busy newsroom, everyone needs business savvy. Hear from a pro how to find and cover business stories now and make yourself a better job candidate later. Meena Thiruvengadam, Digital First Media

Covering Campus Disciplinary Systems: Federal law requires campuses to disclose statistics about who's getting disciplined for what, but those reports are wildly unreliable and almost never audited. The SPLC is putting together a nationwide project to spotlight the inadequacy of disclosure of campus disciplinary statistics. Let's talk about how you can be part of it. Frank LoMonte and Casey McDermott, Student Press Law Center

Covering Crisis: When mass shootings, natural disasters, acts of terrorism and other tragedies strike, readers need the news media more than ever. College students are no exception. Come learn from an award-winning international journalist how to best prepare for and manage coverage in a crisis, big or small.  Stephen Handelman, director of the Center on Media, Crime and Justice                                            

Covering the News From the Heartbeat of Christian Faith: How do students of faith cover stories and issues of faith in ways that "normalize" the exploration of faith for college students? A scholar on Christianity and the press  will use his case-study approach to offer ideas on coverage that is possible on the college campus. Michael Smith, Campbell University      

Covering Touchy Topics: See real-world examples and explore case studies to think about the ways you cover disasters and tragedies. An ethicist will demonstrate a model that can be used in covering such touchy topics as student government scandals, suicide, financial abuse and controversy in general. J. Duane Meeks, Palm Beach Atlantic University

Covering Tragedy With Sympathetic Objectivity: Each death in a community contains a story that needs to be told. Review and discuss examples from campus and professional newspapers to show how reporters can tell stories of faith shining through adversity. See how with every obit or accident, a newspaper staff learns something new. You'll also discuss a strategy that helps reporters and editors do their job well without unduly alarming the community. Deborah Huff, Liberty University

Creative Thinking: Go From No Idea to Great Ideas: It's a terrifying feeling: You're on deadline, you need an idea for a story or design and you're staring at a blank screen. But creativity shouldn't be a nightmare or a mystery. There are easy ways to come up with original concepts that will make your work stand out. Learn how to develop creative solutions and be more innovative from a visual journalist whose work appears in The New York Times, The Washington Post and Businessweek. Sean Kelly, Creativity Seminar and Sean Kelly Studio

Death on Campus: A Primer for Ethical and Responsive Coverage: Every news staff will, at some point, face covering a death on campus. If you're not ready, your coverage will seem weak, insensitive or simply irrelevant. Learn to plan how deaths are covered, from what records to seek and how to interview friends and family members to ways to deal with criticism. The emphasis will be on fair and ethical coverage, while keeping an eye out for public safety issues that might need investigating. Max McCoy, Emporia State University                                         

Drones, Wearable Tech and Who Knows What Else: The folks at the "Thunderdome" are actually playing with (OK, studying) drones, wearable tech and anything else that might affect how we gather or share news. Hear some actual research and get excited about the very near future. Tom Meaghe and Patrick Hogan, Digital First Media     

FERPA and Violent Crimes on Campus: When reporters at Oklahoma State's The Daily O'Collegian were tipped about nearly a dozen sexual assaults against new fraternity members, they learned university officials had never contacted local police because they thought it would violate FERPA, the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. Let's discuss FERPA and how universities often get it wrong. We'll also talk about the Clery Act, which requires universities to collect and disclose information about crimes on and near campus. Frank LoMonte, Student Press Law Center 

Finding Badass Stories: Learn how to find and write fascinating sports stories from a New York Times bestselling author. He's published seven books, including Badasses, a history of the Oakland Raiders of the '70s, and a bio of basketball legend Phil Jackson. He has a YA novel on tap for fall and his dark musical about the NFL, Gimme That Ball, is being developed by Bard College. Peter Richmond, author and journalist   

Follow the Ball: Do you ever feel like your book covers the same old same topics year after year? Take advice from the coach and follow the ball. Tell a homecoming football game from the ball's perspective or the party from the perspective of the keg. Come to this session to learn new ways to cover your campus and how to spin the stories that run every year. Charlotte Turtle, Western Kentucky University                               

Go Big or Go Home: An Inside Guide to Crafting Long-Form, Human Stories: Learn a step-by-step guide for long-form journalism, including: What makes an in-depth story; the difference between news stories, documentaries and features; characters' role in great stories; the etiquette of pitching and a guide to pitching human interest stories; the best ways to deal with editors and subjects; deadlines; enhancing stories with photography; and keeping things professional.    Emon Hassan and Rebecca White, Narratively                                             

Harnessing the Crowd: How Community Can Help You Do Better Investigative Journalism: By this point, most journalists know they should be on Twitter. But did you know custom community building can help produce even better investigative stories? Review how social tools -- online callouts, Facebook groups, social media, social content -- can help you create a strong open investigation and better journalism. We'll focus heavily on ProPublica's patient safety and internships investigations. Blair Hickman, ProPublica   

How to be a Watchdog: Using Public Records Requests to do Great Stories: Was the professor who quit teaching in the middle of the semester fired for trying to date his student? Did the board hide negative comments about the president from the public? Did the university discipline four of the starters on the basketball team who were arrested? Learn how to use public records to hold your university accountable.

Frank LoMonte, Student Press Law Center; Susan Zake, Kent State University                              

How to Use SmartWatches and Google Glasses for News Reporting: From the pages of comic book icon Dick Tracy, meet the smart watch. Participants will get a crash course in how this and other now-available technology can help journalists do their jobs and see examples of good use. Markus Pfeiffer, Regent University                                           

I Am Not An Oompa Loompa: Why You Need Diversity in the Newsroom: Overall newsroom employment is dropping, but it's dropping even faster for minority journalists. Newsroom diversity has been treated as an afterthought -- if it's even a thought at all -- as newsrooms struggle with the digital transition. Why is diversity in the newsroom important, and how do you ensure you're doing all you can to be inclusive? This session will help you answer both questions, and likely others, for your newsroom.   Sheena Louise Roetman, Georgia State University

In Search of Transparency: Covering Closed Presidential Searches: What would you do if your university held a secret search for its next president? Join the discussion as we discuss coverage tactics and strategies, including using public records and public persuasion to hold the university accountable to its stakeholders, including you.  Susan Zake, Kent State University; Frank LoMonte, Student Press Law Center; Michael Bragg, Appalachian State University

Investigating Campus Rape In a Huffington Post Collaboration: An investigative journalism class tackled the issue of campus rape in collaboration with The Huffington Post. Hear what they learned and pick up ideas to improve your coverage. Steve Fox, UMass-Amherst

It's the Democalypse! Be Very Afraid! You've just taken over the United States, and as its newest dictator, you have to decide how best to control your citizens. First things first, which First Amendment freedoms do you take away? You decide, then we'll see how well you control the masses. Andrea Frantz, Buena Vista University                                           

Journalism of Ideas: 100+ Shocking, Crazy and Cool Stories: Sleep texting. Squirrel attacks. Campus streaking. Hunger Games fandom. Funeral selfies. This session -- led by the author of Journalism of Ideas, a textbook on story brainstorming and discovery -- will share a slew of eye-popping, award-winning stories aimed at providing you with related ideas of your own. Advice on how to adapt, flesh out and digitize these ideas and others like them will also be provided. Dan Reimold, Saint Joseph's University            

Making the Spiritual Relevant on Campuses: Most college newspapers have enough to deal with simply trying to cover the news, but Christian college newspapers take on the added dimension of wrestling with spirituality and faith. How can a religious newspaper adroitly write news from a faith perspective? Let's discuss how producing the paper itself, from writing and editing to printing and everything in between, can be a spiritual practice. Kevin Pinkham, Nyack College   

Mashable and Mars: Think Web reporting is all listicles and GIFs? The speaker, a college media EIC just five years ago, covers big-time science and technology and is the author of Mashable's first full-length e-book, The United States of Mars. Find out what that's like and how you can prepare yourself for such a career path. Amanda Wills, Mashable        

Media Ethics: How to Expect the Unexpected: Reporters on the job and under deadline often encounter ethical dilemmas that require them to make -- and live with -- split-second decisions. Young journalists are armed with significant power and discretion early in their careers. Join us to explore common dilemmas you may encounter on the job.  Rebecca Taylor, Siena College                 

Mind-Breaking Mentality at Back-Breaking Speeds: Through discussions, interviews and activities, students will gain an improved understanding of different aspects of media from different mindsets. Chat with a poet/writer as he shows you how to generate your own stories from different aspects and summarize the most compelling details in 30 seconds. Alex Luma, Future Leaders of STEM & Medicine/Evolutionary Mentality                                                                       

Multimedia Storytelling: The digital age gives filmmakers, documentary photographers and photojournalists extraordinary, unprecedented ways to tell stories. With this new ability, you can also exercise a greater level of authorship. Learn how to disseminate your work to create an impact on the subject, issue and possibly society. See how some of the top photojournalists have redefined their storytelling capabilities to include audio reporting and an eye towards publication in multiple media. Brian Storm, MediaStorm

Niche Publications on Campus: a Shared Editorial-Advertorial Mission? When it comes to newspapers, we all know it'' never OK to promise editorial coverage to an advertising client in order to get their business. But do those rules apply to special niche sections on food or fashion? Is it ever ethical to cover your advertisers simply because they advertise -- or at all? We'll take a look at all sides of the issue in this interactive session led by a professor of journalism ethics who also publishes a niche magazine. Laura Ward, Adirondack Weddings, SUNY Plattsburgh     

Old vs. New News    News is ever-changing, and so is its mode of presentation. The Boston Marathon Timeline (http://vimeo.com/65430449) video combined writing, broadcast and crowdsourcing, reached more than 75,000 views in two weeks and was a Vimeo staff pick ... and it was created by a student. We'll discuss how and why the video was made and the reactions to it. Emily Tolan, Cutters Studios                                 

Opinion That Matters: Everyone has an opinion. So why are opinion columns so hard to write? Coming up with compelling and insightful opinion doesn't have to be agonizing. Learn from a newspaper adviser and award-winning columnist how to find issues that matter to readers, how to "people-ize" them and, most importantly, how to bring energy and life to your commentary. Brian Thompson, Flagler College              

Out of the Purple Haze and Rolling in the Green: Marijuana and Student Newspaper: The Seattle cops gave out bags of Doritos at this year's annual Hemp Fest: Times have changed. Now it's not just High Times covering the business of pot, but college media. Sour diesel sale, superstores with shopping carts, re-purposed dental tools, dabz, organic, public safety laws, nanograms, and more, including editorial content and revenue streams for student newspapers. Do you want color in that ad? Bonne Smith, Peninsula College

Picture Stories: More Than Just a Group of Pictures: Telling stories with photographs isn't easy. And it certainly doesn't mean just grouping together related images. The author of the Great Picture Hunt will show you how to tell stories that will capture the viewer -- through time, location or other meaningful ways -- and leave them wanting more. David LaBelle, Kent State University                                                            

Profiling Athletes: How to Find Great Stories: Learn how to research and profile the athletes you cover from a columnist for SI.com who previously worked at ESPN.com, Newsday and -- amazingly -- as a food and fashion writer. He's written six books including his newest, Showtime, a biography of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers. Jeff Pearlman, SI.com     

Pulling the Trigger at Mashable: Be Fast AND Accurate: As associate editor at Mashable, the speaker (a college EIC five years ago), decides how breaking news will be covered. The angle is important, getting online quickly is important -- but accuracy is most important. She says, "A lot of my job is determining what is accurate and when to pull the trigger on it, which is exhilarating to say the least." Learn to apply her tips in your media. Amanda Wills, Mashable            

Rock On ... line! How to Become a Music Journalist: So you want to be a rock-and-roll reporter? It takes a lot more than just blood, sweat, tears and good writing skills. This session will show you how to become a music journalist with a loyal readership before you even hit the streets. Toni Albertson, Mt. San Antonio College        

Sex, on Deadline: Covering Campus Love, Lust and Every Kink in Between: In a growing number of columns and special features, student journalists are reporting and commenting on issues of sex, love and campus hookup culture. This session -- led by the author of Sex and the University, a book on the student sex column movement -- will share tips on sexy topics to tackle, hurdles to avoid and story formats to take. Carrie Bradshaw will make an appearance -- via PowerPoint. Dan Reimold, Saint Joseph's University    

Sexual Assault and Dating Violence: Reporting Tips and Campus Myths: An experienced first responder will share sexual assault and dating violence facts, stats, common myths and coverage tips. What do the victims of these traumas endure before, during and after the incidents? What role do law enforcement and professional and student media play? And what role should they play? Christina Gaudio, special investigator and victim advocate     

So You Want to Cover Big-Time Sports: Want to cover the Olympics, the Final Four and the World Cup? Find out what the Associated Press will be looking for when you apply. The speaker oversees AP sports, entertainment and digital news. Lou Ferrara, Associated Press  

So You Want to Write About TV: A senior writer for TV Guide discusses what it takes to make it in television criticism and how to navigate the space between being a fan, critic and journalist. Damian Holbrook, TV Guide   

Social Editing: Using Facebook Groups to Improve Your Content: Advisers and student leaders from The Wood Word, Marywood's newspaper, will discuss how they transitioned all of their content editing to a Facebook platform. Learn how to use Facebook efficiently for a social editing process, which not only improves newspaper content, but also individual writing skills, communication, and teamwork. Lindsey Wotanis, Satara Dickey, Evan Felser and Vinny Schultz, Marywood University

Sports Controversies on Campus: Your star football player's fake, online relationship goes public. A coach has been found sexually abusive to his/her players. Learn from two sports pros and an experienced adviser how to uncover information when the athletic department goes underground and won't talk. Discuss how best to cover sports controversies of all kinds on your campus. Jon Wertheim, Sports Illustrated; Gary Metzker, California State University, Long Beach; John Branch, The New York Times        

Sticky or Sweet? Describing Food for Restaurant Reviews: Real food writing isn't a Yelp review describing pizza dough as "fresh," cheese as "artisanal" and salad as "crisp." All writing benefits from use of sensory detail, but food writing relies on the ability to offer useful descriptions. Learn to focus on descriptive language, select useful adjectives and craft creative metaphors that help clarify a sensation rather than confuse or bore your reader. Holly Johnson, Mercer County Community College

Tackling the Sci-Tech Beat: Science and technology are two of the richest areas for coverage in the Digital Age, but how do you keep up with the latest innovations and give readers more than just study summaries and gadget reviews?  A top editor from Scientific American offers tips and ideas for those on the sci-tech beat. Michael Moyer, Scientific American

Taking Coverage Off Campus: From politics to city policies to entertainment, the campus and community can benefit from coverage in your paper. Learn how one newspaper expanded its territory -- covering local elections, changes in zoning and community events -- and how you can beef up your own coverage. In response, you'll get increased reader interest and engagement, on and off campus, and opportunities to interact with local leadership for an enriched reporting experience.   Deborah Huff, Liberty University

The Art of (Story) Pitching: You know you have a great story, but now you have to convince the rest of the newsroom. Editors and news directors are looking for home-run story packages, but if you've developed an idea and don't know how to pitch it, you'll be stuck in the minor leagues. This session will offer creative strategies for successfully pitching story ideas -- helping you stand out as a student media staffer, intern and professional freelance journalist. Andrea Frantz, Buena Vista University; Rebecca Taylor, Siena College; John Capouya, University of Tampa 

The Danger of Covering News: How to Protect Your Physical and Mental Health: Increasingly younger journalists are being hired to replace experienced reporters, but are these eager rookies prepared to protect their physical and mental health while in dangerous, major metropolitan news situations? An experienced broadcast journalist badly beaten in a riot offers pointers on preparing for dangerous situations and ideas for staying physically and mentally healthy through it all. Julia Sandidge, Oregon State University

The Most Sarcastic, Silly, Satirical Session Ever: A Guide to Student Press Satire 101: Funny. Opinionated. Timely. Newsworthy. And made up. Satire is popular, but it's also an editorial minefield. From April Fools' editions and editorial cartoons to over-the-top tweets, student journalists are increasingly finding themselves in hot water for satire gone wrong. Learn from a pair of veteran advisers about the art of poking fun without getting fired and how to harness the power of satire in full issues, back-page specials, opinion pages and Facebook posts. Be warned: This session will be snarky. Dan Reimold, Saint Joseph's University; Kelley Callaway, Rice University 

The Religion Beat: Your Ticket to Feature Fare Editors (and Readers) Will Love: Breaking news! The religion beat is back! Most folks doing the hiring in America's newsrooms say a specialty is critical. Why not specialize in religion? Learn how this beat is out of this world and might open more doors than you might think.     Joe Starrs, The Institute on Political Journalism       

The Shape of Things to Come: Structuring Literary Journalism Stories: Writers and editors: Learn the six basic shapes stories can take (from circles to weaves) and become familiar with the concept of a governing metaphor as a structuring device. Walk away understanding how to put these literary tools to work in your stories. Pat Miller, Valdosta State University    

The Venn Diagram of Teacher/Producer: Want to tell the world's stories? Do you have your tools (camera, audio recorder, notepad) nearby at all times? Molly Haley lives like this, and it has translated into a career as someone who teaches young people these skills and ways. Learn how to find the balance between producer and teacher. Molly Haley, The Telling Room                               

Think Like a Web Producer: At the "Thunderdome," web producers evaluate how stories should be presented at Digital First Media websites around the country. And it's not just wire editing. They generate original content to enhance the stories. Attend if you'd like a job like that someday or would like better content on your college media site. Matt Walks, Digital First Media  

Trespassing in the Middle East: A panel of educators will discuss street cred, riots, underground beauty, corrupt re-elections and why the love for storytelling and the truth continues to transform a vital strategic region of the globe from the business pages to the front pages of The New York Times, Wired and WikiLeaks 2.0. Rich Riski, Peninsula College; Joanne Lisosky, Pacific Lutheran University; Rosemary Armao, CUNY

Turning "Traffic" Into Data-Driven, Real-Time Journalism: This session will explain how the latest advancements in online analytics move data out of back-office reports and into the hands of people who can take action on them -- writers and editors. We'll discuss the different kinds of information you should be paying attention to (e.g., social data, traffic sources, audience return rate, engagement metrics) and how others in the industry are doing so too.  David van Dokkum, Chartbeat

Turning Dull Data into Exciting Visuals: Infographics are everywhere. They're a great way to share information, especially data that's hard number driven and hard to digest. We'll explore how infographics transform data to tell a story your readers will find compelling; concepts and design elements essential for creating infographics; and how to make your infographics stand out in a crowd. Helen Dear, Carbone Smolan Agency    

Web Writing for Entertainment: Arts and entertainment writers have taken the Web by storm, providing in-depth coverage and discussion of nearly every show, game, movie and book under the sun. Learn from a UPROXX pro how to capture and use your unique voice as a reviewer and write compelling web copy on A&E.  Brett Michael Dykes, UPROXX        

What Are Sports For? In 21st century America, sports are a pastime, a distraction, a business and a religion. For better and worse, sports are the theater in which we play out what it means to be human. ESPN’s writer-at-large answers your questions about sports, writing and writing about sports. Jeff MacGregor, ESPN     

What You Must Know About the Business of Media: Paywalls, e-commerce, monetization. Take it from a recent president of the national Associated Press Media Editors: Understanding the business may be critical for your success. The speaker, a former reporter who now is executive editor at Asbury Park Press and oversees a Gannett design hub, will give you a rundown of the dollars and cents and take your business and career questions.Hollis Towns, Asbury Park Press                                         

What's it Like to Cover Jay-Z, Beyonce and Celebrities at the Super Bowl? Newsday's chief pop music critic talks about what it's like when your beat requires trying to make sense of megastars like Lady Gaga and Rihanna and putting Frank Ocean and Adele in context. He explains how a fun beat can also lead to national awards and major projects like the impact of hip-hop in America, which was a Pulitzer Prize finalist in 2005. Glenn Gamboa, Newsday         

Why Is The Paper Always Talking About Race? You cover racial matters, and you're accused of making it sound like a small group of bigots control the campus. You ignore them, and you're accused of sweeping the truth under the rug. Let's discuss fair, honest and courageous coverage and how to keep your staff from feeling overwhelmed by the vitriol surrounding these issues. Patricia Thompson and Adam Ganucheau, University of Mississippi; Mazie Bryant, University of Alabama 

Wide World of Sports: Learn firsthand how one journalist got to where he is now, covering sports as a writer on the national level, and what his lessons mean for you. Although he primarily covers the NFL, his assignments have also taken him to the Olympics, the World Series, the NCAA tournament and the NHL and NBA playoffs. Seth Wickersham, ESPN The Magazine

Working Full Time on the Religion Beat: The online magazine A Journey Through NYC Religions continues to garner admiration for its in-depth, street-by-street coverage. Two staffers will share their personal journey along with the work they do daily. They'll discuss their philosophy of sympathetic objectivity; journey-style street reporting; lessons from online journalism; the opportunities of reporting at times of social disruption; journalism for the democratic good; and post-secular journalism. Melissa Kimiadi and Christopher Smith, nycreligion.info      

Writing About Social Justice: Millions of Americans are nowhere near living or ever achieving the American dream. You can find them outside and inside our nice hotel, and they are on your campus, too. Why is this, and why should we care? Let's talk about how to tell these stories.  Trum Simmons, Harrisburg Area Community College     

Writing for a Big Web Audience: At NBC.com, this speaker writes for a big web audience -- and every day he tries to make it bigger. He also has built traffic at places like Gawker and Consumer Reports. Learn how his techniques can work for your media organization. Ben Popken, NBC.com                                                  

Writing Magazine Features -- And Getting Them Published: A great magazine article seamlessly blends the necessary facts with elements of storytelling. Learn  feature-writing structure and get ideas for enterprise features and advice on how to get magazine freelance assignments from a former editor-in-chief of House Beautiful, Traditional Home, Southern Accents and Art & Antiques magazines. Mark Mayfield, University of Alabama                    

Yes, You Should Cover Popular Culture and the Arts!  If student editors are interested in covering the lives of students, that means they will need to cover news related to the arts and popular culture. From student bands to the world of video games, students are making popular art and consuming it. Reviews are one thing. Finding the news in the popular culture scene is something else. Terry Mattingly, Scripps-Howard and Washington Journalism Center