Editing project

Attend a Friday Sidelines meeting at 2 p.m. 

I attended the meeting on Friday, April 6. I didn’t write for Sidelines this semester because my schedule is more busy than last semester, but I took the time to revisit the meeting in the CIM. The way that the meetings goes is most of the time, you sit with the column you’re writing for and then when it’s time to start, the Editor-in-chief Brinley Hineman starts off with her greeting and housekeeping notes along with Managing editor, Marissa Gaston from the articles that stood out in that week.

After, everyone splits up in either the sports, lifestyles or news section and talk about pitches or get an assigned story that the editor provided. There were roughly about 9 people in the Lifestyles section which is the one I sat with. The editor of lifestyles is Tayhlor and assistant lifestyles editor is Wendy.

I’ve noticed that from this semester versus last semester, there are more fun and feature stories that are being published such as listicles, reviews and round-ups. For example, Delaney Dickey pitched a story on how to avoid end of semester stress with top Netflix picks. BingNan Li is doing a video story on tips from students on how to manage stress at the end of the semester. Overall, there were multiple pitches and it was good to see that this semester a lot of students were interested in writing something that they wanted to write about, instead just events.

Attend a 9 a.m. student media meeting.

I attended the student media meeting on Tuesday, April 10 in the CIM conference room. Not a lot of students are attending to this meeting this semester says Mike Osborne. He said at least one person from each student media would attend these meetings, but only one person has been attending, when it’s usually at least 10 student. Mike Osborne, news director of WMOT-FM, pitches his stories that he is doing in the upcoming week. He says that usually other student media outlets attend this meeting, so they can hear what other stories they’re doing that another could help out on.

This meeting is suppose to be a way for Sidelines, MT10 and WMTS to collaborate on stories and hear out ideas. Keenan Taylor was the other student that attended the meeting, and he was here to do this for his Editing project too. Then, Rusty, Annie and Brendan joined us later.

Mike Osborne begins what he is working on this week such as: pointing out there are 14 candidates to replace Megan Barry, Nashville baseball Sounds team will play their home opening game in Nashville this afternoon at 2 p.m.,  Sunday liquor sales passed in Tennessee and both sides of the debate are Republicans with the vote of 55-35. Senate will make final vote on Thursday. Today marks equal pay day for women in the U.S. and it takes 15 months for women to get a raise–men to earn is 12 months.  There were numerous news he announced for us.

Later, Sidelines sports editor, Rusty Ellis pitches his story for sports such as Belmont is coming to play home today for a baseball game with our MTSU baseball team.

News producer, Annie Hobbs shares her stories that MT10 is covering such as following up on the stalker incident that is happening on MTSU.

The meeting lasted for 30 minutes.

Find 10 copyediting errors

  1. Photos: Bubba Gandy Seafood offers Murfreesboro new flare: Located on 2445 Memorial Blvd., Bubba Gandy Seafood offers a variety of options, including dine-in foods and produce for later.

Correction: Located on 2445 Memorial Blvd., Bubba Gandy Seafood offers a variety of options including dine-in foods and produce for later. (no comma after options)

2. Waxface Records provides music, networking at 70s themed party: Both groups played original music that gave off a 70s vibe.

Correction: ’70s

3. Review: ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ fails to meet high expectations: They’re some of the best that I have seen in a film in a while, and they might be the only reason I would recommend seeing this movie, especially in 3D. 

Correction: 3-D

4.  2018 Oscars best dressed list: Star of Hollywood’s latest blockbuster, Black Panther, Chadwick Boseman takes the top spot on the men’s best dressed list

Correction: “Black Panther”

5. Your guide to this year’s Nashville Fashion week : Featuring designers such as Amanda Casarez, Andrew Gallivan, Ariel Inc., Barbara Bultman, Eileen Kelly, Justin Mark Richards, Laura Citron, Shea Steele, Splashed by DKG and Yellowcake Shop, this runway is a great place to spot emerging designers in the industry.

Correction: This runway is a great place to spot emerging designers in the industry which features designers such as: Amanda Casarez, Andrew Gallivan, Ariel Inc., Barbara Bultman, Eileen Kelly, Justin Mark Richards, Laura Citron, Shea Steele, Splashed by DKG and Yellowcake Shop.

6. Your guide to this year’s Nashville Fashion week: The Shop Nashville events will start at 10:00 a.m. and run until 6:00 p.m. everyday.

Correction: 10 a.m. and run until 6 p.m.

7. Your guide to this year’s Nashville Fashion week: The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the runway starts at 8:00 p.m.

Correction: 8 p.m.

8. Your guide to this year’s Nashville Fashion week: April 6, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., influencers who have thousands of followers on social media will learn about marketing to their audiences in order to advance their brand

Correction: 1 p.m.

9. Your guide to this year’s Nashville Fashion week: April 7, from 1-3 p.m., you can attend a learning lab featuring Happily Grey, Rachel Zeilic, vice president of talent at CLIQUE media, and Chrissy Fogerty, founder and designer of Fauxgerty.

Correction: Clique Media

10. Your guide to this year’s Nashville Fashion week: For those of you who aren’t able to make it to any of the events this year, make sure to check back with Sidelines as we recap the major events during Nashville fashion’s biggest week.

Correction: Sidelines 

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