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J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills
3 weeks ago

J-schools lag behind in teaching prized data journalism skills

Professors tend to believe their students don’t want to do math. As a result, more frequently used tools like social media are emphasized, leaving new reporters behind on complex analysis tasks valued (if underutilized) by newsrooms
COVID-19 social distancing leaves many journalism interns in limbo
3 months ago

COVID-19 social distancing leaves many journalism interns in limbo

Experiential learning is a major part of most journalism programs. While many students won’t get that opportunity this year, media schools are shifting course to salvage placements
Campus papers remain determined to serve their audiences
3 months ago

Campus papers remain determined to serve their audiences

University publications across the country use unique techniques and perspectives to grapple with the multi-layered challenges student reporters face in wake of COVID-19
COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly
4 months ago

COVID-19 and the end-of-semester pivot: 5 tips to help you change on the fly

Two journalism professors share their thoughts on the move to alternate delivery
Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?
6 months ago

Why are j-school students saying no to reporting careers?

Journalism students have very different ideas about what a reporting career means to them. But it’s the ones who value journalism’s role in democracy that stay the course

The future of journalism education? Investigative

Focusing on investigative journalism collaborations empowers student careers, educators say
UBC researchers lead $2.5-million journalism innovation project
1 year ago

UBC researchers lead $2.5-million journalism innovation project

SSHRC reviewers said the Global Journalism Innovation Lab "promises to be influential at a time of critical need”
Top tips and trends in social media education
1 year ago

Top tips and trends in social media education

2018 Michener-Deacon Fellow for Journalism Education Tamara Baluja spent the past year studying what journalism schools are teaching their students about social media storytelling, metrics and best practices. Here’s what she found
Seven students each awarded $10,000 in fellowships
1 year ago

Seven students each awarded $10,000 in fellowships

The fellows are working on a Canada-wide collaborative investigative project facilitated by the Institute for Investigative Journalism