Tag: j-school

by Aileen Gallagher

The Apple iPad and my teaching career launched at around the same time, both full of mystery and potential. At my interview, just a few weeks after the iPad’s launch, I spoke a lot about the potential of tablet magazines. Publishers would not make the same mistake with the tablet as they had with the [...] more »

by Courtney Lowery Cowgill

1. How journalism schools are trying to connect classroom to newsroom (Jon Marcus / Neiman Lab) 2. Coursera chief: Reach of teaching will define great universities (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Open-access journal underdogs take on aging academic publications (D. Frank Smith / EdTech Higher Education) 4. Opinion: Why we are [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Journalism needs the right skills to survive (Howard Finberg / Poynter) 2. Webb: Journalism schools need to make the ‘degree matter more’ (Justine McDaniel / American Journalism Review) 3. J-school students inadvertently cause school lockdown during videography project (Andrew Beaujon / Poynter) 4. EdTech companies abroad reap financing, analysis says (Sean Cavanagh / Education [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. What should reporters learn in journalism school? (Olga Khazan / The Atlantic) 2. Zuckerberg’s foundation co-leads $4 million seed round for Panorama Education (Tony Wan / EdSurge) 3. Students issue report card on MOOCs (Susan Galer / Forbes) 4. Opinion: Those required courses in journalism school are there for a reason (Robert Hernandez / [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Do journalism schools really need to be teaching hospitals? (Nieman Lab) 2. FAA grounds journalism school drones in Missouri and Nebraska (Kansas City Star) 3. How MOOCs will evolve in the physical world (Forbes) 4. Feminist professors create alternative MOOCs (Inside Higher Ed) 5. Opinion: We need more edtech, but less technology in the [...] more »

by Zach C. Cohen

Digital disruption has changed the landscape of the media world, and journalism and communication schools need to figure out how to educate in a time of vast change. The schools themselves need to change too, or risk falling behind. As part of this week’s special “Back to J-School 2013,” in-depth report at MediaShift, this episode [...] more »

by Susan Currie Sivek

Whether teaching magazine production or other types of journalism, educators sometimes want to create magazine-like collections of students’ work, sometimes with added multimedia. It would be nice if it were always possible to develop a multimedia publication using the most sophisticated, professional-level tools out there — but sometimes that just won’t work. A different approach [...] more »

by Stephen J. A. Ward

Talk of media revolution is so ubiquitous that we sometimes become inured to the force of what we say. We nod our head in agreement that change is everywhere, but we fail to think through the consequences of change. During my public talks, I note that many people accept the fact of media revolution but [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. CUNY J-school brings ethnic media out of the shadows with their Urban Reporting Program and more (Nieman Lab) 2. MOOC wars and the golden age of journalism (Slate) 3. At the intersection of journalism, data science and digital media: How can j-schools prep students for the world they’re headed into? (Nieman Lab) 4. American [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Atlantic Media loses digital driver Justin Smith to Bloomberg (AllThingsD) 2. Why YouTube buffers: The secret deals that make – and break – online video (Ars Technica) 3. Tablet editions of magazines are no quick cure for the industry (Guardian) 4. Two ad giants chasing Google in merger deal (NYT) 5. How can j-school [...] more »