Tag: j-school

by Julie Keck

1. Has the future of college moved online? (The New Yorker) 2. Newsy targets the best and brightest coming out of j-school (Columbia Business Times) 3. The MOOC heard around the world (Wired) 4. NYU j-school class teaming up with Quartz to try to solve issues existing media face (PandoDaily) 5. New study reveals continued [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How to improve public online education (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 2. Review: Newsweek editor talks about his job as dean of J-school in book (Digital Journalism) 3. Coursera hosts Asia’s first MOOC (Stanford Daily) 4. Tips for kid safety on the Internet for parents and educators (EleSapiens) 5. Two cheers for Web U! [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Why we need a better conversation about the future of journalism education (Poynter) 2. A cheatsheet to the Education Innovation Summit (EdSurge) 3. Journalism’s decline boosts j-schools (Crain’s) 4. Students question the price, necessity of graduate journalism programs (NYU News) Get the weekly Journalism Education Roundup email from MediaShift more »

by Julie Keck

1. Are j-schools an escalator to nowhere? (JimRomenesko.com) 2. School device rollouts generate more questions (EdSurge) 3. The Brown Institute for Media Innovation is finding its niche (Nieman) 4. Columbia j-school professor wants to crowdsource longform journalism publishing (Poynter) 5. You’re distracted. This professor can help. (The Chronicle of Higher Education) 6. 10 tips for [...] more »

by Julie Keck

1. F.A.A. may loosen curbs on fliers’ use of electronics (NYT) 2. What if the Google Reader readers just don’t come back? (TechCrunch) 3. Michael Wolff on the new dean of the ‘J-school’: Columbia flunks relevancy test (USA Today) 4. Twitter snubs French court request for information on authors of hate speech – Updated (The [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. What will J-schools look like in 2020? (Poynter) 2. Graphic novels, e-books on student summer reading lists (Baltimore Sun) 3. Company adds e-books for community colleges, vocational schools (Publishers Weekly) 4. Tablets arrive at rural schools (Austin Daily Herald) 5. 10 tips for [...] more »

by Carrie Lozano

Journalism schools can be as competitive as newsrooms: They compete for students, foundation grants, faculty and reputation. But spurred by the Carnegie-Knight initiative on the Future of Journalism, deans and representatives from 17 universities (including me) spent a day at Harvard University discussing what they can collectively do to support public interest reporting. It was [...] more »

by Eric Newton

The following is the text from a speech given by Eric Newton, the senior adviser to the president at the Knight Foundation, earlier this month at a national conference of journalism educators at Middle Tennessee State University. The text has been edited for length. You can read the entire version here. In 2005, two of [...] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Is there a disconnect between j-school and reality? (The Australian – subscription required) 2. Poynter faculty member talks about the impact of mobile on journalism (Downtown Devil) 3. McGraw Hill believes new iPad will lead to revolution in education materials (Talking Points Memo) [...] more »

by Robert Steiner

MediaShift’s science journalism coverage is sponsored by the Columbia Journalism School, which offers an innovative specialized M.A. for experienced journalists who want to cover science, business, arts or politics in a sophisticated, nuanced manner. Learn more here. After 25 years in and around journalism, my understanding of media changed with one table in the “2009 [...] more »