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At Morgan State, one of the few historically black colleges and universities with a journalism school, “we not only have to provide our students the knowledge in the classroom that they need to compete, but we also have to be a provider of the practical experiences that they need.”
“There are more black men in prison than college.” “A dollar spent in the black community stays there for only six hours.” A project at Howard University aims to dispel oft-repeated myths.
Plus: Google and censorship, The Wall Street Journal turns 125, and the rest of this week’s news about journalism and tech.
Journalism graduates need to be prepared to work intelligently on the platforms that will carry their work, according to the Texas State professor.
“The news media have two bottom lines. One’s the fiscal bottom line — they have to make money to stay in business. The other one’s the civic bottom line.” Caroline O'Donovan
Plus: Tech billionaires in journalism, David Pogue’s jump to Yahoo, and the rest of this week’s news in the journalism and tech worlds.
The USC professor says that even if you don’t see a big role for digital skills in your career, training in the technologies of the web is essential for all journalism students. Robert Hernandez
Plus: The International New York Times debuts, Twitter and Google unveil telling changes, and the rest of the week in news and tech.
The model is gaining ground in many journalism schools, but two professors argue won’t help future journalists — or the industry they’re entering — adapt to change.