In defence of j-schools

There’s a growing chorus of voices criticizing journalism schools these days for failing to prepare students for the dramatic changes happening in newsrooms as they move to distributing their news online. But in this thoughtful blog post, Mindy McAdams, who teaches online journalism in Florida, explains why some of the criticism is unfair. It’s just too easy to blame outdated J-profs, she says, and ignore just how slow some news organizations have been to recognize the need for change.

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