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Journalism degrees are killing Journalism

By Nadeem Shad Source : thetypewriter.org

If you only want to study journalism or English at undergraduate level, it’s really up to you. However, don’t expect intelligent readers to respect your ‘expertise’ on the subject when you write articles or present news stories on say Iran, and you can’t at the very least even tell me the name of the last three presidents without looking it up on Wikipedia. 948 more words

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The honours journalism students at the North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa, are currently investigating several beats to improve their news writing skills. During the past two weeks we looked at crime and court reporting to improve accuracy. Each student also had to blog about their experience in the Potchefstroom Magistrate's Court. Here is Landi Malan's contribution.

Stressing The Little Things

By Stephen Knoll

When preparing for a job interview, it’s easy to get caught up in trying to nail down your interviewing skills. Shoring up your resume and practicing your answers ahead of time are great strategies and will certainly help you, but there are smaller things that need to be taken care of as well. 529 more words

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The Value of Nonprofit Internships

By Rebekah Ehlert

Finding an internship, easy. Just click a button to submit your resume onto Titan Jobs. In a week you get called by a nonprofit organization that wants you to intern. 255 more words

Uw Oshkosh

Your journalism students can livestream, too

About a couple of weeks before graduation, I mentioned to the newspaper’s tech page editor that we should livestream the graduation ceremony. I don’t teach broadcast but my newspaper students do produce news videos and a man-on-the street segment for our news website. 400 more words

5 Ways to Embrace An Internship With Little Guidance

By Scott Belille

*Sniff* Do you smell that? Why, that’s the smell of freedom! Yes, at many mass communications internships, your employers expect you to work independently. 503 more words

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Enough with the boy problems

I like to think i’m a really approachable person and easy to talk and get along with. Like i’ve said many times before, I love meeting new people. 324 more words