The Project on Educating Journalists for the XXI Century Newsroom

The Project on Educating Journalists for the XXI Century Newsroom

Journalism used to be all about writing and content creation. However, today media companies produce written content along with web interactives, data applications, podcasts, newsletters, chat bots, and in some cases even software. This change has increased the skills needed for newsrooms  to thrive, adding things like  coding, design, data, product management and ux research. Can journalism education keep up in providing the skill sets that journalists and media professionals need to produce high quality work?

The problem we will be tackling is:

How might we improve  journalism teaching to match the needs of the XXI century?

Project Leader: Felicitas Sánchez

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