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Classroom as Incubator: University of Florida Produces National Health Site for Young Adults

Tom Grubisich

Classroom as Incubator: University of Florida Produces National Health Site for Young Adults

Every institution of higher learning has myriad news sources, from official newspapers to social media platforms. Some college publications have ambitions and appeal that transcend the campus boundaries. One such example is The Student Body, which emerged from a class at the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications in Gainesville and now aims to reach a national audience.

Why Entrepreneurial Publishing is Catching Fire in Local Digital

Tom Grubisich

Why Entrepreneurial Publishing is Catching Fire in Local Digital

Traditional journalistic publishing models are collapsing right before our eyes as entrepreneurs — often with no standard journalistic background — are starting highly innovative and financially promising community news websites in many metro markets. In this Q & A, the University of Florida’s Randy Bennett explains how and why this new model of publishing is starting to replace the old models exemplified by the corporate businesses of “legacy” newspapers and broadcasters…