The Red and Black (version 2.0) - Witness a media revolution
For more than a century, the purpose of The Red & Black, the independent student newspaper at the University of Georgia, has been about giving students the education needed to excel in the realm of professional journalism and business. For most of those decades the necessary skills – advertising sales, reporting, writing, designing and editing – were practiced and passed down from student to student at the award-winning newspaper.
Witness a media revolution Red& Black (version 2.0) The We’re back. And we’re even better. Forget everything you’ve ever thought about newspapers, because we’re redefining how it works. Think a breaking news operation, run by the generation which grew up with computers, cell phones and iPods. A daily online newspaper? Yep. An in-depth weekly newspaper? Yup. A monthly magazine? That too. Red& Black thursdAy, August 18, 2011 POP QUIZ: VOLuMe XX, NuMBer XX Where can you get tortilla chips, tikka masala and jerk chicken? FIND THE ANSWER IN OUT & ABOUT, 3C The COVER STORY: The economy Online 24/7 at www.RedAndBlack.com What's in your wallet? Package stores, bars set no-nonsense approach when dealing with fake IDs. PAGE 3A JIm SHUE/Staff JIm SHUE/Staff Another turn at the chopping block After three consecutive years of budget cuts, the University is having a hard time with how else to tighten the belt. pAge 3A Is KA All things UGA, as it happens Redandblack.com, a staple in the community for nearly 15 years, is the place to go for all University news. The website is updated on a constant basis, every day of the year, with the latest news, scores, reviews, videos, podcasts, crime maps, photo galleries, columns, blogs . . . if it’s not here, it didn’t happen. A-OK? Informed, in-depth indispensable In a sea of cottagestyle homes towers a brick mansion proudly displaying the letters “KA." Is the fraternity a good fit among the small neighborhood homes? PAGE 3A The Red & Black comes out every JIm SHUE/Staff Football team volunteers its time Professor's former home now haunted New student fee will pay for books Local band performs on 'The Daily Show' Members of the offensive line Members of the offensive line Members of the offensive line Members of the offensive line spent hours on Saturday washing spent hours on Saturday washing spent hours on Saturday washing spent hours on Saturday washing cars and selling Girl Scout cookies cars and selling Girl Scout cookies cars and selling Girl Scout cookies cars and selling Girl Scout cookies to benefit needy kids throughout to benefit needy kids throughout to benefit needy kids throughout to benefit needy kids throughout Clarke County. "This is all part of Clarke County. "This is all part of Clarke County. "This is all part of Clarke County. "This is all part of the greater game we play," said the greater game we play," said the greater game we play," said the greater game we play," said Coach Mark Richt as he flipped Coach Mark Richt as he flipped Coach Mark Richt as he flipped Coach Mark Richt as he flipped pancakes. pancakes. pancakes. pancakes. News, 6A News, 7A VAriety, 1C Thursday with a multi-section newspaper featuring investiga- tive articles, personality profiles, OpiNiON, 4A SUDOKU, 2A ● WORD JUMBLE, 3B ● CROSSWORD, 4C ● CLASSIFIEDS AND PERSONAL ADS, 7C READ MORE, PAGE 4 & A monthly magazine with you in mind Ampersand, a magazine boasting long-form profiles, informative features, fashion spreads and tips, Q&A’s with celebrities, columns in-depth stories, expanded sports and much more is coming once a coverage, a full listings of local month, with loosely themed issues events, and features on what to covering football, spirits, food, do in the coming week. fashion and sex. READ MORE, PAGES 2-3 READ MORE, PAGE 3 The Red & Black is an independent student newspaper serving the University of Georgia community • Established 1893, independent 1980 4 2 WELCOME TO THE N O I T U L O V RE We’re online. All the time. Our reporters are finding new stories, and as soon as we Get connected. Of course you’re on Facebook. but did you know you can follow The Red & Black on Twitter, where we give you real-time news as its happening? If it’s a speech by Michael Adams or what’s going on in the press box during the UGA game, we’ve got you covered. know about them, we’re putting them online for you. Look to RedandBlack.com for the latest news affecting the University, plus more interactive features, blogs, multimedia and fun extras to give you the most UGA news whenever you want it. More everything Our website is a different product than what you see in print each week. Whether it’s breaking news, meeting coverage or a daily The small screen slice of life on campus, find it here every day. The Red & Black has made viewing the news on your phone or flat screen that much easier. More opinions Find blogs for sports, politics, relationships and even what’s happening in our newsroom. On Facebook If you like us, a constant stream of new stories are yours for the reading. On Twitter Join the thousands who More crime have made Red & Black their UGA news source. Our popular Crime Watch map continues on our website, where you can track where the iPads and flat-screen TVs are getting stolen. RSS feeds Sign up to get the top stories sent right to your email inbox. More sports Stay updated on all Georgia teams with our sports blogs. Sanford Knows Best sticks to the gridiron, while Dog Days covers everything.