Tag: j-schools

by Jake Batsell

In journalism education circles, few people have spent more energy trying to bridge the academic and professional worlds than Eric Newton, senior adviser to the president at the Knight Foundation. Newton’s recent digital book, “Searchlights and Sunglasses: Field Notes From the Digital Age of Journalism,” offers a “learning layer” of more than 1,000 lessons, resources [...] more »

by Rich Gordon

When the Knight News Challenge awarded me (and the Medill School of Journalism) a grant to offer journalism scholarships to computer programmers, I thought teaching journalism to technologists was a pretty novel idea. But it turns out some faculty at Georgia Tech’s School of Interactive Computing were thinking along similar lines. Last spring, Prof. Irfan [...] more »