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JOURNALISM: Non-definitive list of good books about journalism

I was asked by an aspiring hack this week if I could recommend a couple of books about journalism – so I had a rummage through my book shelves, and here they are. 466 more words

"Better read than dead" - insights and perspectives on Google News

This was the headline given to a piece in the UAE publication The National by Jonathan Gornall which explored the impact of Google – and more specifically Google News – on publishers. 178 more words


Time for a little optimism

This week I watched two videos that explored the future of journalism and the speculation that currently surrounds the profession. One video presented an interview with New York Times, David Carr and Andrew R. 361 more words

BCM 310

Pivot Point 2014

New Year’s day.  Heading into year three at UNC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication as dean and finding I should start the year with questions.  227 more words

Musings Of A Dean

Does journalism have a future?

Nicholas Lemann writes:  People tend to have little sympathy with accounts of crisis in a trade or profession. It comes across as evidence of excessive self-preoccupation, or as a prelude to special pleading before government. 2,059 more words

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