TITLE

Questioning the Western Approach to Training

AUTHOR(S)
MILLER, JAMES
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Nieman Reports;Spring2011, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines how Western countries are implementing training for international or "world journalism." It discusses the concept of scientific journalism and recent efforts to teach Western-style news reporting on a global scale. The author infers that the development of American journalism education aims to aspire for a professional status that is similar to law or medicine. The author infers that insisting on scientific journalism alone serves to contradict the dynamic nature and appeal of mainstream journalistic works. INSET: Media Assistance on the Global Stage.
ACCESSION #
60076571

 

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