Journalism schools need to adapt or risk becoming irrelevant

by IJNet
Oct 30, 2018 in Journalism Basics

The future of journalism education, Facebook censorship, transparency in Tanzania and more are found in this week’s Digital Media Mash Up, produced by the Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA).

Here are IJNet’s picks from this week’s stories:

Journalism schools need to adapt or risk becoming irrelevant

The scary thing about a disruption is that you don’t know where it will go. Poynter

Facebook facing accusations of censoring citizen journalism

With its mysterious management team for countries, Facebook continues to be a difficult place for people to engage in citizen journalism. The latest case is Ötekilerin Postası (The Others’ Post), whose site has been closed twice in the last month for no clear reason by Facebook management. Hurriyet Daily News

Comments on the Web: engaging readers or swamping journalism?

One of the great promises of digital journalism is that it breaks down barriers between publications and readers. Atlantic

The invisible plight of the Tanzanian press

The Tanzanian government enjoys good international publicity for transparency, but news of public discontent is not being heard. A spike in anti-press attacks is sowing fear and self-censorship among journalists. Committee to Protect Journalists

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