Journalism School of the Future: Where You Start On the Job and Never Graduate

In a great #wjchat hosted by Jay Rosen Wednesday night on “radicalism in the newsroom,” this question was posed: “Are J-schools today part of the problem or solution? How should they change? Should something replace them?” I’ve gotten a lot of questions about my answer, envisioning journalism schools that are “integrated into newsrooms, creating (a)Continue reading “Journalism School of the Future: Where You Start On the Job and Never Graduate”

Is ‘the editorial board meeting’ defunct in a truly open newsroom?

When we first announced plans to open The Register Citizen Newsroom Cafe in December, the bulk of the criticism was centered on two themes. From critics within the newspaper industry, primarily, we heard that it would be impractical, disruptive and somehow tainting of the “professional” process of journalism to allow the public to “look overContinue reading “Is ‘the editorial board meeting’ defunct in a truly open newsroom?”