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These nuggets came from an immensely entertaining workshop by Michael Koretsky,  adviser to  Florida Atlantic University’s student newspaper and director of the NYC 2011 College Media Convention.

  • “Rule with an iron fist, yet wear a velvet glove.”
  • “Fire a slacker, set an example.”
  • (re: meetings) “Short and small all the time is better than big and long once in a while.”
  • “Start out as an a***hole. Ease up later.”
  • “Give them (staffers) every opportunity to learn. But if they don’t want to learn, get rid of them.”

Questions from student editors in the audience indicated that they all share similar personnel issues. ‘So glad Rosemary was there too!

-Nancy

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