One journalism educator is rewriting her lessons for the fall semester to include more straight talk for j-students and less emphasis on old arguments about the role of journalists in a democracy. Danna Walker, a j-prof at American University in Washington, has come up with what she calls the Seven Laws of Journalism. Among them:
The change is needed, she says, because too many j-students think of journalism in “old-school” ways. Her full list of the laws of journalism, along with her explanations for each of them, are available on her blog post.
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