TITLE

Universities Teach Journalists Valuable Lessons

AUTHOR(S)
Giles, Bob
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2001, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Emphasizes the need for journalists to develop special areas of expertise on traditional academic disciplines in order to make their work highly informative and authoritative. Clarifications on the concept of objectivity in journalistic reporting; Significance of continuing education programs in the development of journalistic specialties; Benefits of a university environment in the building of knowledge for journalists.
ACCESSION #
4279681

 

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