Journalism education cannot teach its way to the future

As we think about the changes whipping through the media industry, there is a nearby storm about to strike journalism education.

The future of journalism education will be a very different and difficult future, a future that is full of innovation and creative disruption. And, I believe, we will see an evolution and uncoupling between the value of a journalism education and a journalism degree.

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Fabrice Florin
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by Fabrice Florin - Jun. 16, 2012

Insightful essay about the future of journalism education by Howard Finberg, who created Poynter's NewsU site and spearheaded new ways to teach journalism online. He makes an important point that innovation is needed to reform our education system to instill the values of good journalism more widely and effectively.

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Sirajul Islam
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by Sirajul Islam - Jun. 19, 2012

Highly informative and well-articulated story on the importance, future and bottlenecks of journalism education by Howard Finberg. The story is packed by quotes and references. He has a clear way-out, and that's important.

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