Journalism: English for the 21st Century

June 2010
Nieman Reports;Summer2010, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p29
The article discusses the aspects of journalism at Palo Alto High School in the U.S. According to the author, Advanced Journalism program in Palo Alto is the top growing program in the school, wherein more than 500 students were electing to take journalism on one platform out of a student body of 1,900. She states that this was due to the respect provided by the school in every student's opinions and showcase in several platforms. She reveals that because of the large number of journalism students in the school, the Board of Education has approved the plan to build a 24,000-square-foot two-story building media center worth 11 million U.S. dollar to house the program.


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