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Articles tagged journalism schools (33)

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“We are just at the beginning of understanding what the digital media curriculum of the future will look like. But we can’t let the constraints of accreditation and untrained faculty slow us down.” Cindy Royal
Engaging more with the rest of the university is one way j-schools can gain relevance.
Journalism school students often choose the field because they like writing. So getting them to code requires more than instruction — it takes convincing. Mindy McAdams
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The USC professor says journalism schools should become “lively centers of campus – and of community – life.”
Boyer, the head of NPR’s news apps team, puts on his professor hat and offers a syllabus for “making useful things for people.”
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.
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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