Category SCILS 25

Discovering the Schudson

Giving the keynote address today was MacArthur “genius” and author of Discovering the News (which is probably the one book I cite in everything I’ve ever written), Michael Schudson. He gave props to my professor David Greenberg in addressing his topic–the history of frankness (Greenberg is writing a history of spin. That’s the joke). He […]

The return of rewrite

I just attended the first half (of what I plan to attend) of an anniversary conference for my graduate school, SCILS at Rutgers. The panel was “Journalism Education at Rutgers: Past, Present, Future, ad the Challenges for Journalists in the Digital Age.” Doesn’t sound thrilling, but for someone like me who find journalism education fascinating […]