Monday, April 15, 2013

Are journalism schools still relevant?

At the beginning of this month, a journalist said that J-school's are becoming irrelevant.
" The overriding circumstance which the J-school seems to regard as not its concern is that the news business, which it counts on to employ its graduates — newspapers, magazines, television news, even online news — is shrinking at historic rates. "
The writer further said: The J-school should be disgorging class after class of information entrepreneurs — except for the fact that there is practically nobody at the school who is an entrepreneur. Check the story here
Do you think journalism schools are still relevant? .

1 comment:

  1. I'm torn. Not sure whether to agree or disagree, even though deep inside I think he's right. :-/