Journalism Schools Thrive, while the Profession…

November 29, 2009 • Media Economics • by

Despite the delicate financial state of the news media, jouralism schools seem to be thriving.

In fact, the education sector is perhaps the only area of journalism maintaining a healthy business model. In an article published in The Chronicle Review, Nicholas Lemann, dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University, asks why journalism schools haven’t suffered the same fate as newspapers. According to Lemann, “Journalism schools ought to explore, and are already exploring, the possibility of becoming significant producers of original news reporting to make up for the loss of the reporting that economically devastated news organizations can no longer afford.”

Read more at The Chronicle.


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