Behind the Scenes Media Tours - 2:00–5:00 p.m.
The following Media Tours are open to all conference registrants and will take place on Wed., April 25 from 2-5 p.m. EDT.
The Chronicle of Higher Education
The premier news source for faculty members, academic officers and senior administrative officers who run colleges and universities, The Chronicle covers news and trends affecting higher education nationally and international in print and online. This visit will provide attendees with an opportunity to meet with several senior editors and other key decision makers to learn about how their coverage of higher education news is evolving and expanding.
Inside Higher Education
The most immediate online news source of news, opinion and career advice and services for all of higher education, Inside Higher Ed., provides breaking news, provocative daily commentary, blogs, discussion areas, and practical career columns. This session will offer an opportunity to meet with several editors and reporters and to learn about this news outlet’s ongoing growth and influence in higher education and beyond.
The Washington Post
Few other national newspapers dedicate as much attention and resources to higher education coverage than The Washington Post. This session will offer attendees an opportunity to learn more about The Washington Post’s coverage of higher education nationally, locally and regionally, and to gain valuable perspectives on both print and online higher education coverage.
National Public Radio
National Public Radio is an internationally acclaimed producer and distributor of non-commercial news, talk and entertainment programming. A privately supported, not-for-profit membership organization, NPR serves a growing audience of more than 27.2 million Americans each week in partnership with more than 910 independently operated, non-commercial public radio stations, including many on university campuses. This tour will provide attendees a look at how the news is selected, gathered and delivered and to learn more about new developments in NPR’s entry into satellite radio news, the Internet and podcasting.
The Associated Press
This tour will offer attendees an opportunity to observe cutting-edge technology in newsgathering, as the Associated Press moves to high-definition reporting and mobile video platforms to deliver breaking broadcast news and features to television and radio news outlets across the country.