Columbia’s new dean urges students to make journalism healthy again

Today’s journalism students need to find new models to restore journalism to its former health. That’s what the new academic dean of Columbia University’s School of Journalism told the incoming class of j-students this month. Bill Grueskin, the former managing editor for news at the Wall Street Journal talked about current trends in journalism and warned that democracies work badly when the media is not healthy and vigourous.

Watch his address below.