The Oxford EAGLE advertising staff won five first-place awards, including the Silver Dollar Award for all daily newspapers in the state; third-place in overall general excellence; and 13 total awards at the Mississippi Press Association Winter Conference held recently in Jackson. (February 12, 2015)
The voting has ended. We are tabulating the results and will soon announce the Best of Oxford 2011 winners. (February 22, 2011)
In a companion piece to “The Oxford EAGLE: A Community Newspaper in the Internet Age,” producer Mykki Newton offers extended cuts of his interview with Publisher Emeritus Jesse Phillips.
(November 8, 2010)
VIDEO — How does a historic, small-town newspaper keep going strong while its big-city peers suffer? That’s the subject of a new 25-minute documentary by Mykki Newton, a videographer and editor at the University of Mississippi Meek School of Journalism and New Media. “The Oxford EAGLE: A Community Newspaper in the Internet Age” features interviews with EAGLE staff members and local readers about the paper’s place in its community. Also, Ole Miss journalism students discuss their take on the field — and reveal just where the next generation gets its daily news.
(November 8, 2010)
The Oxford EAGLE has a group of special carriers who sell newspapers each day around the campus of North Mississippi Regional Center. They’re a team of 16 NMRC clients who’ve excelled in their salesmanship lately — from 25 papers a day to 85 a day, and now aiming for a goal of selling 100 per day. The clients get to keep a percentage of the profit from each 50-cent sale. (March 12, 2010, Page 1B)
Thanks so much the great response you’ve given us during our new Web site’s first week. Although with a new project there are always tweaks to be made, we’re really pleased with what we’ve got here and glad you are, too. To cap off the first seven days, here’s an overview of how things are coming along, as well as the answers to some frequently asked questions we’ve received this week — including about Classifieds.
(more…) (March 8, 2010)
The last big piece of The EAGLE’s new Web site is coming together, and you can preview it here. It’s an online viewer that will let you see every page of the paper, exactly as it appeared in print.
In the days to come, you’ll see the standard header replaced with a customized one. Access to the viewer will be free through the month of March, and our online subscription pilot program begins April 1. For more details about our new site’s features, click here. (March 3, 2010)
Oxford EAGLE News Editor Jon Scott takes part in a “Meet the Press” style panel discussion with Gov. Haley Barbor, moderated by Curtis Wilkie. (March 2, 2010)
It’s been discussed for several years and it’s been in the serious planning and development stages for six months. And now it – The Oxford EAGLE’s new and improved Web site – is making its debut today. The site, which will offer something for all of our readers, will hopefully be a working model that will allow for e-subscriptions and other features for those who’d like to get their LOU community news via the Internet. (March 1, 2010, Page 4)
The Oxford EAGLE’s new Web site debuts today. We’ve been preparing this site for you for several months, and we invite you to explore and stay tuned as it continues to grow and develop. Online access to our Classifieds section will be up in the coming days. Meanwhile, for an overview of what you’ll find on this site, please click here. Feedback? Let us know. (March 1, 2010, Page 14)