journalism

Journalism Students Miss the Potential of Social Media

Journalism Students Miss the Potential of Social Media

| July 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

By Devin Harner A couple of days after news broke of Osama bin Laden’s killing in Pakistan, a group of students at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, where we teach journalism, sat in a classroom and talked about how they were first alerted to the story. Most said Facebook. Some said friends or family, […]

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Blog, Tweet, Design: Student Journalists Go Far Beyond Writing

Blog, Tweet, Design: Student Journalists Go Far Beyond Writing

| July 7, 2011 | 4 Comments

By Gary Moskowitz When I ask my university journalism students why exactly they want to be journalists, a majority tell me it’s because they “like to write.” Considering most of them are in their 20s and grew up with the Internet, this response always surprises me. With a seemingly endless supply of emerging technology and […]

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