Tag: journalism education

Quiz: The More Things Change in Journalism Education…

Quiz: The More Things Change in Journalism Education…

[playbuzz-game game=”http://www.playbuzz.com/susansivek10/opinions-on-journalism-education-1973-or-today”] How did you do on the quiz? To be sure, I selected specific quotes to include here (largely to avoid mentions of specific technologies or current j-education buzzwords that would be giveaways). Yet the range of attitudes and arguments represented in these various documents is rather similar. The more things change, the more they …

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Getting Students into Digital Magazines

Getting Students into Digital Magazines

I was honored to be asked to present some thoughts on preparing students for working on digital magazines at this weekend’s Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Southeast Colloquium at Virginia Tech. I was on a panel with two other terrific magazine researchers and professors, Erin Coyle of Louisiana State (who also organized …

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Social Media Policies and Journalists’ Personal Brands

Social Media Policies and Journalists’ Personal Brands

I recently read Reuters’ new guidelines for their journalists’ use of social media. Here’s a paragraph that stood out for me: The advent of social media does not change your relationship with the company that employs you — do not use social media to embarrass or disparage Thomson Reuters. Our company’s brands are important; so, …

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