Do Journalism Schools Really Need To Be Teaching Hospitals?

By: Justin Ellis | Nieman Journalism Lab

The transition from summer to fall means students are returning to campus at journalism programs all around the country. What they do there will have a lasting effect on their careers and the future of the industry. But should they be following the example of a doctor or an entrepreneur in their studies?

In recent years, the idea of adapting journalism education into a model resembling the one employed by teaching hospitals has become popular.


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