NYU Publishing Students on Next Generation Publishing

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. Self publishing is the …

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NYU Media Talk: Social Content, What’s Working? What’s Not? What’s Next?

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 …

Women Entrepreneurs Festival 2012

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 …

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, NYU

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 …

Finally, an Optimistic Look at the Media

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, …