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Examines the impact on students and direction of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative for the Future of Journalism Education's fellowship program for investigative reporting projects. Includes industry leaders' views on journalism schools and recommendations.
Ethnic and Community Media Fellowship: Building Capacity in Mission-Driven Media to Promote Parent Involvement in Student EducationFebruary 16, 2011
Evaluates the impact of an initiative to build local immigrant and ethnic media's capacity to provide sustained coverage of school reform issues to help parents become informed advocates for their children?s education. Includes articles and next steps.
Summarizes a February 2010 conference of faculty and students from twelve leading journalism schools on the Carnegie- Knight Initiative's outcomes and the outlook for entrepreneurs of news, digital media training for journalists, and citizen journalism.
Presents findings from a media analysis of coverage of immigration issues in broadcast news and talk radio by ideology and region. Examines the topics covered, the language used to describe immigrants, the people quoted, prominence as news, and visuals.
Analyzes media coverage of immigration since 1980 and how industry practices and new media have conditioned the public to associate immigration with illegality, crisis, controversy, and government failure, causing a stalemate in the policy debate.
Distills discussions at a January 2008 conference to assess the future of journalism, including topics such as reinventing journalism education, reinvigorating the news environment, and opportunities in new media. Includes highlights of breakout sessions.
Examines trends in Internet traffic to 160 news-based Web sites, with a focus on the rapidly expanding sites of national "brand-name" newspapers and television networks, and their effect on local and traditional news organizations.
Presents survey findings on the daily news consumption of young Americans compared with that of older adults -- the sources, medium, frequency, depth, and selectivity of news exposure. Discusses issues of defining news consumption and implications.
Presents findings from a survey of teachers on the importance of using the news in civic education; the impact of teaching to standardized tests in English, math, and science on classroom use of news; and lessons for administrators and policy makers.
Based on a survey of teachers and Newspapers-in-Education program directors, examines the use of Internet news in classroom instruction, implications for the economic viability of local news and community as locations of self-government, and challenges.
Explores media trends, innovation and ethics in journalism, America's changing news habits, and standards for new forms of journalism. Includes recommendations for ensuring the future of journalism as both an ethical profession and a viable business.
This McKinsey report captures the insights of many of the best and brightest of the current generation of news executives, editors and correspondents and bolstered the case for and strengthened the resolve of Vartan Gregorian and a few journalism deans to undertake a bold effort to reshape and reinvigorate the quality of education that journalism schools offer. With their guidance and the support of Carnegie Corporation of New York and John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the deans who comprise the Carnegie- Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education will share with fellow educators and the general public their blueprint for curricular reforms and other changes.
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