Journalism Education Issue 5.2 now available: Special Edition – It’s the story that matters!

Journalism Education Issue 5.2 now available: Special Edition – It’s the story that matters!

Journalism Education issue 5-2, 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 understanding of journalism education and of journalism, particularly when that is related to journalism education. A Special Edition of Journalism Education - It’s the story that matters! Introduction This edition was guest edited by Karen Fowler-Watt, Bournemouth University, UK, she said: "I was delighted to be invited to put together this special edition of Journalism Education. It didn’t take me long to decide on a topic, since “the story”, how we tell stories and how we teach storytelling constitute dominant and consistent themes in conversations with colleagues – both in industry and the academy – as well as a personal enthusiasm." You can read Karen's full introduction here You can view or download the full journal issue here Invited Essays Get digital or die: News storytelling, social media and journalism education Why words...
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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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News values revisited (again!)

News values revisited (again!)

AJE members Tony Harcup of University of Sheffield and Deirdre O’Neill of University of Huddersfield have re-examined news values in the latest issue of Journalism Studies . [Image: BBC / Wikipedia] What is News? It certainly feels like an apt time to re-examine that commonly set undergraduate essay question. Have traditional news values really gone out the window in an era of clickbait, listicles and immersive advertising? Let's hope not. Harcup and O'Neill write: The deceptively simple question “What is news?” remains pertinent even as we ponder the future of journalism in the digital age. This article examines news values within mainstream journalism and considers the extent to which news values may be changing since earlier landmark studies were undertaken. Its starting point is Harcup and O’Neill’s widely-cited 2001 updating of Galtung and Ruge’s influential 1965 taxonomy of news values. Just as that study put Galtung and Ruge’s criteria to the test with an empirical content analysis of published news, this new study...
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Journalism Education Issue 4-1 out now

Journalism Education Issue 4-1 out now

The latest issue of Journalism Education, the peer-reviewed journal of the AJE, is available to download. The index is beneath... 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 Computational Journalism by Liz Hannaford, Manchester Metropolitan University Reporting US2012: Using Facebook to Communicate by Ann Luce and Matthew Charles, Bournemouth University Chasing the Accreditation Dream by Lily Canter, Sheffield Hallam University Learning the Lessons of Leveson by Chris Frost, Liverpool John Moores University The Death of the Local Press by Mick Temple, Staffordshire University “Too Ghastly to Believe?” Liverpool, the Press and the May Blitz by Guy Hodgson, Liverpool John Moores University Comment and criticism Genesis and dissemination:Some thoughts concerning Journalism as Knowledge By Pradeep Nair, Harikrishnan Bhaskaran and Navneet Sharma, all of Central University of Himachel Pradesh, Dharamshala, India, Reviews Pinkoes and Traitors by Jean Seaton, reviewed by John Mair; Freedom of Information Act Ten...
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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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