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A small milestone (and what people miss about journalism)

passionatelycurious.jpgI just got my first click-through to this site from a blog written by one of my students on the City University journalism MA. It’s a small milestone, but one that made me oddly happy.

Thanks for the link, Jess.

I rather like this, from her first post:

One of the myriad things to strike me during my first week at City is that journalism is not merely a synonym for writing.

As a second-hand book shop loving, endless note-scrawling English Literature student, I had rather believed otherwise. Yet prior to the printing press, the concept of media existed purely via oral communication, its roots embedded firmly in the social.

A point too often missed, I think…