I’ll be going ‘solo’ with my newsletter in less than two weeks. I’m excited by this fact and I hope others in my class are too. We’ve all put great time and thought into our original ideas and came out with fantastic solo newsletters.

I spent time listening to the Media Voices podcast and was able to relate to Casey Newton, creator of the newsletter Platformer, right off the bat.

Newtown said that his mindset shifted when he started to believe in the value of his individual writing. Lucky for him, he got to…

We owe Mr. Snyder a big ‘thank you’ for the insightful advice offered in his entrepreneurial journalism paper. Connecting the need for health and tech entrepreneurial journalists with my travel subject seems challenging, but it will make my column more valuable.

The town I’m exploring is home to many affluent…

It’s time to share my prototype! This makes me nervous and uncomfortable, but I am ready.

Shoobies of the Shore is my first real world journalism endeavor. I am sharing it with a group that I feel really connected to. I want, and need, it to be taken seriously.


According to Caitlin Berve, your ideal reader is the person your writing is best fitted for. Whether a real person or not, an ideal reader is someone who is attracted to your writing and will stay with you.

My ideal reader is any Margate resident!

The subject matter of my…

Fortunately, I’ve had a solid idea of what I want my newsletter to be about since the onset of Media Entrepreneurship class.

With knowledge and passion for content creation, I am confident in my ability to create a newsletter on Margate City, NJ, a place where I’ve lived more than…

What’s it going to do for me?

Over the past week, I’ve learned about something I should constantly be thinking about in a new age of media. For my future newsletter to be successful, I need to aggregate and curate meaningful content.

The Huffington Post has promoted the idea of aggregation and its ability to give prominence…

Something we should constantly be thinking about!

Service journalism makes sense.

As said in the RJI article by Pete Pachal, service journalism “is a new term for an old idea: giving readers good, practical advice — what to buy, where to go, how to do a certain thing — to make their lives easier”

Service journalism is…

As we progress through Media Entrepreneurship, I find myself connecting the lessons I’m learning in assigned readings and TED Talks to various aspects in my life.

I immediately connected to Austin Leon in “Steal Like An Artist.”

I’ve had the same exact lesson in my design courses, and Leon summed them up perfectly. As a designer, you are taught to “steal” little designs and make little changes. The more changes you make, the more unique and…

Caroline Coffey

call me cici @lehighu | journalism & graphic design | i love creating content!

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