journalism education

Nov
22
Diverse journalism is better journalism: so please back PressPad

Diverse journalism is better journalism: so please back PressPad

It's getting harder to get into journalism. That's not just down to the popularity of the profession, but the decline in routes in for those who aren't wealthy. PressPad is trying to fix that.
3 min read
Nov
19
OK, maybe Facebook is about to help the local press out… [UPDATED]

OK, maybe Facebook is about to help the local press out… [UPDATED]

Press Gazette has revealed that Facebook is donating £4.5m to help train local journalists. But how sustainable is this?
3 min read
Nov
15
The critical need for verification skills in modern journalism education

The critical need for verification skills in modern journalism education

A talk by the BBC's Mark Frankel reinforced the critical need for more verification skills in modern newsrooms
1 min read
Dec
07
Some follow up on the Google News Lab University Network

Some follow up on the Google News Lab University Network

Two bits of feedback to yesterday’s piece on the Google News Lab University Network. The Frenemy Dance Remember when
2 min read
Dec
06
Google News Lab partnering with university journalism departments

Google News Lab partnering with university journalism departments

Journalism education in the UK has a digital problem. I’ve worked with a number of universities offering journalism degrees
1 min read
Nov
25
Autumn Statement: student journalists at work

Autumn Statement: student journalists at work

It’s my biannual spell in a student newsroom, as the financial journalism students at City University do frantic live
1 min read
Apr
30

The print-digital tension, through the eyes of a student

Here’s a very interesting piece from a student newspaper editor in the US: My peers are interested in reading
1 min read
Jun
18

Is nostalgia for print dooming journalism students to failure?

Merciless attack on print nostalgists from Clay Shirky: The most important fight in journalism today isn’t between short vs.
1 min read
Jun
16

Buttry academic goodness, the new home for digital journalism proponents?

Steve Buttry is heading into journalism education: The next chapter of my career will be at Louisiana State University. After
1 min read
Mar
05

31-3.5 Advice for young interactive journalists

Today, I taught my last formal class for this year’s class of Interhacktives at City University. The two terms
3 min read