Friday, July 11, 2008

A Growing Number of Journalism Schools Lead Students on Reporting Trips Abroad

In a June/July 2008 web only feature entitled “A growing number of journalism schools lead students on reporting trips abroad” the American Journalism Review discusses the the importance of international reporting trips for journalism students. The article notes that, according to the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications, at least 20 of the more than 100 journalism and communications schools offer some type of education opportunities abroad. The July 11th issue of which highlighted this story states that “as news organizations eliminate foreign correspondent jobs, more journalism schools are adding study abroad programs.”

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