The Journalism and New Media Lab, also known as the Student Newsroom, is a valuable branch of the Journalism and New Media Department and the essential place to develop news reporting and technical skills while creating content for the Lariat newspaper, Orange Appeal magazine, the OC News Now, which airs on Channel 39, and other student-run news outlets on the web and social media. The lab features state of the art software and provides access to equipment used by industry professionals across traditional and digital platforms.
The Journalism and New Media Lab is now open on campus through the fall semester. Students enrolled in production or other courses may utilize the lab according to the schedule below.
Lab support is available Monday through Friday during the hours listed below
Location & Hours of Operation
Building & Room Number: LRC 221
Phone: (949) 582 - 4688
|Monday||8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed during lunch 11am-12pm)|
|Tuesday||8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed during lunch 12pm-1pm)|
|Wednesday||8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed during lunch 11am-12pm)|
|Thursday||8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed during lunch 12pm-1pm)|
|Friday||8:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed during lunch 12pm-1pm)|
Journalism and New Media students can request equipment from the Student Newsroom by locating Ali Dorri in LRC 215, on the second floor of the building. Students can use an Apple computer in the Journalism & New Media Lab.
Journalism and New Media Lab Resources & References
Lariat NewsThe Lariat is the official student-run newspaper and independent public forum for Saddleback College established in 1968. It is available in print and published biweekly on Wednesdays, unless otherwise noted. For more information, please visit the Lariat.
Lariat Policies & ProceduresThe mission of the Lariat is to provide its readers with a fair, accurate and thorough depiction of the news in their world. The staff of the Lariat must strive constantly to live up to its rich history of excellent journalism, and protect the students' right to free press on campus. Our constant search for truth should not be swayed by fear of bad publicity, personal repercussions or threats of censorship.
Lariat Policies & Procedures Manual.
OC News TeamThe OC News Team videos are produced by students in JRN 106 - Video Journalism as part of the Journalism and New Media Department at Saddleback College. The course is taught by Karyn Bower, and meets in the Journalism Lab. For more information, please visit the OC News Team.
Orange AppealOrange Appeal is a student-run magazine at Saddleback College. Articles and print editions are constantly uploaded to inform its readers of current events that range from pop culture to sociopolitical reforms. For more information, please visit the Orange Appeal section on LariatNews.com.