It’s hard work making sure a journalism curriculum remains relevant. Here are “four essential components to the new curriculum for teaching news and communication,” according to Tom Rosenstiel, executive director of the American Press Institute and co-author of The Elements of Journalism (2001): “Teaching of technical skills (how to use different platforms and technology). …” [...]
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As he prepares to graduate, University of Oregon public relations student Sam Drake reflects on the courses he did not take: Computer science: “To be able to code in Java, HTML, C++ or Python is one skill that is going to be extremely important in the coming years.” Marketing classes: “If I could have taken [...]