Journalists interested in taking college courses in religion or spirituality have until Jan. 1 to apply for a scholarship program offered by the Religion Newswriters Association. Journalists will receive scholarships for up to $5,000 each to study religion at any accredited college, university or seminary. Scholarships cover expenses including tuition, registration fees and books. Scholarships […]
Here’s Robert Hernandez, journalism professor at USC’s Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism, with ideas on how students can make the resources of the j-school, and the web, better work for them. Hernandez says students should bypass the normal route. “Hijack your school’s assets,” he advises, “to selfishly improve your skills.”
By Daniel Axelrod The unemployment rate of 7.7 percent (see study below) for new graduates of journalism schools is a half percentage point lower than the national unemployment rate, and the accompanying median salary projection of $32,000 for new j-school grads is commensurate with the most recent Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) estimate of $30,000. But beyond a […]
Displaced Journalists reports: The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Visiting Business Journalism Professor’s Program will begin January 2012, with a visiting professors assigned to four campuses to teach business journalism coursework during a semester in residence.
Editor’s note: We have plenty of members of the Displaced Journalists community who work at news operations (online or print) and fear they won’t keep their jobs unless they boost their digital and multimedia skills. This Maynard Institute month-long fellowship is a great opportunity to get that training. — Susan Older Multimedia Editing Fellowships Available […]
Editor’s Note: Across the American political spectrum, there has grown a deep disdain for journalism, the serious business of digging out facts and presenting the information in an honest context. Too often, partisans of all persuasions simply want their own agit-prop. Obviously, what has passed for U.S. journalism in recent decades deserves a share of […]