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Engaging more with the rest of the university is one way j-schools can gain relevance.
USC’s Hernandez says students should bypass the normal route and “hijack your school’s assets to selfishly improve your skills.” Robert Hernandez
The USC professor says journalism schools should become “lively centers of campus – and of community – life.”
The Knight Foundation’s Newton says “universities must be willing to destroy and recreate themselves to be part of the future of news.”
In the rush to build up training for digital skills, some journalism schools have asked students to go wide instead of deep, argues the dean of academic affairs of Columbia’s j-school.
The executive director of Northwestern’s Knight News Innovation Lab says j-schools need to teach students to be open-minded about their skills — and that means learning at least the basics of programming.
Culture and technology have an interwoven future; we need a tech press, the web pioneer argues, that can do justice to both. Dave Winer
The Knight Foundation’s Newton writes about the impact of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative, which has tried to improve the quality of instruction and research at the United States’ journalism schools. Eric Newton
April 11, 2011
February 3, 2011