Journalism Education Issue 5.1 out now

Journalism Education Issue 5.1 out now

Paul Mihailidis of Emerson College, Boston and Stephanie Craft of University of Illinois in the USA edited this special issue of the AJE journal, Journalism Education. The theme is exploring news literacy & preparing future journalists. You can find details about how to contribute to the next issue of the journal here. Invited Essays The very old and very new challenge of news literacy - Stephanie Craft,University of Illinois Why - and how - news publishers worldwide help with news literacy - Aralynn McMane, World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers Ever had someone say, ‘I’ll know it when I see it’? - Wendy Wallace, Poynter Institute How do they keep all this stuff straight? Mark Baldwin, Executive Editor, Rockford Register Star and the Journal Standard Articles I. Critical Perspectives The struggle over news literacy: can we include political economic contexts in the emerging field of news literacy? - Seth Ashley, Boise State University Re-thinking news, re-thinking news literacy: a user-centred perspective on information - Katherine G. Fry, Brooklyn...
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Fifth Issue of Journalism Education

Fifth Issue of Journalism Education

Journalism Education issue 3-2 the fifth issue of Journalism Education, the journal of the Association for Journalism Education, a body representing educators in HE in the UK and Ireland. The aim of the journal is to promote and develop analysis and under- standing of journalism education and of journalism, particularly when that is related to journalism education. View or download the full journal as PDF. View or comment on single articles by clicking through to each section you can also download the PDFs from each page, share on social or bookmark each article. Articles The intolerant other: representations of the racist in The Sun Newspaper by Alec Charles, University of Chester The Coding Challenge: An Exploration of the Increasing Role of Computing Skills in Journalism Education by Angela Long, Dublin Institute of Technology Journalism Skills and Work-Based Learning Claire Wolfe, University of Worcester Work Placement Learning by Hazel Barrett, Liverpool John Moores University Professional Perspectives: Placing Lived Experience at the Heart of Journalism Education by Karen Fowler-Watt, Bournemouth University Exploring Experiential...
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Read any good books lately?

The AJE journal Journalism Education is going from strength to strength and developing interest and influence with every new issue. As part of its ongoing development the editorial team wants to increase the size and scope of the Reviews section by inviting even more contributions. The Reviews section aims to review as many newly published useful books about Journalism as possible, but up to now it has had to rely on a small and enthusiastic team of regular reviewers. We now wish to open this out to the wider membership of the AJE by inviting contributions or suggestions, so if you have recently read a new book about our discipline, or would like to order a title from the publishers, your review could appear in our journal. Equally you might have written, edited or contributed to a new book and would like to recommend it for review. You may also wish to highlight a specifically useful text for our popular ‘Classic from the Journalism...
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It’s the story that matters! Teaching journalism’s storytellers

It’s the story that matters! Teaching journalism’s storytellers

Special Edition of Journalism Education Guest Editor: Karen Fowler-Watt, Bournemouth University, UK.   This special edition of Journalism Education invites discussion and debate about a range of factors currently informing the role of storytelling in journalism education. It will devote particular attention to the ways in which journalism educators are embracing multimedia and new media approaches to storytelling. Storytelling is the journalist’s craft skill. Shaped by the tenets of objectivity and accuracy, the news narrative informs the debate and brings us the human stories. If journalism is a craft, then the story is the journalist’s work of art. In a rapidly changing landscape of technological revolution, shifting business models and ethical challenges, one thing remains certain – the story still matters. As award winning BBC foreign correspondent, Fergal Keane reminds us, the journalist is first and foremost a storyteller who is ‘trying to tell them what it is like to stand where I do and see the things I see.’ But this core skill is...
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Contribute to Journalsim Education journal

Contribute to Journalsim Education journal

Did you know the AJE publishes a peer-reviewed open access journal? Launched in April 2012, Journalism Education accepts contributions. These should be "original articles about journalism education and topics linked to journalism and education that are not offered for publication elsewhere at the time of submission." The archive of back issues can be viewed at http://journalism-education.org/ If you wish to contribute, please read the guidelines for contributors here Journal editors can be contacted at: ajejournal@gmail.com  ...
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