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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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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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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