The last day of BEA was incredibly busy. Between speed dating and interviews, I only had time to hear the last half of my fellow NYU publishing graduates panel. The topic was What The Next Generation Thinks: New Voices In Publishing Speak Out, and I've listed some of the more memorable quotes. … [Read more...] about NYU Publishing Students on Next Generation Publishing
Last night's NYU Media Talk was informative, and one of the most entertaining talks I've attended. The topic was on social content, and how social media affects publishing. It was moderated by New York Times Media Equation columnist David Carr, chief strategist and editor-at-large for WaPoLabs Rob Malda, editorial director for Flipboard Josh Quittner, and editor-in-chief of … [Read more...] about NYU Media Talk: Social Content, What’s Working? What’s Not? What’s Next?
If you read my blog, then you know that I'm a grad student at NYU, in the publishing program. I'm in my last semester of the program, and to graduate I need to complete a capstone project. If you have 5 free minutes (really, it only takes 2), please fill out my survey. I'm doing research for a potential subscription self-publishing website. Here's the … [Read more...] about Take my survey! (please)
Reblog from NYU about the Huffington Post and AOL: Looking for a job at a company that encourages creativity and embraces diverse viewpoints? What if I told you that company also encourages its employees to recharge in private nap rooms during working hours? Now add in ping pong tables in common areas, “Pinkberry days” and “sushi nights.” Yes, a workplace like this actually … [Read more...] about Huffington Post: Pinkberry Days and Sushi Nights
More and more women are becoming entrepreneurs. To support and celebrate them, the ITP program at NYU's Tisch School for the Arts hosts an annual Women's Entrepreneur Festival, also known as WE. WE 12 kicked off on a Tuesday with an introduction by Mary Schmidt Campbell and a key note address from Arianna Huffington. She's actually pretty funny and more down to earth than I … [Read more...] about Women Entrepreneurs Festival 2012
Today, for the first time, I stepped into one of NYU's 10+ libraries. Bobst Library definitely has the most interesting name, and it is huge--some of its study rooms and eating areas are underground. I hate to say it, but the NYU library is more impressive than the UCSB library (sorry Gauchos, if it's any consolation I don't even know what NYU's mascot is...panthers? … [Read more...] about Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, NYU
That's basically how the mandatory The Case for Media Optimism panel was described to us NYU publishing kids. I was skeptical about how the panel last night would go. After all, for the past five years of so all I've heard is about the death of print, the death of journalism, the death of media, etc. But I was pleasantly surprised. The panel was moderated by David Carr, the … [Read more...] about Finally, an Optimistic Look at the Media