Monday, January 18, 2010

Trained journalists still needed in the world

When Paul Kandell accepted the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year Award last year, he said jobs for journalists who work only in print no longer exist. The Palo Alto, Calif., high school teacher said journalism classes today need to focus on multimedia.

“We have a responsibility not to train students for jobs that no longer exist,” Mr. Kandell said from an Adviser Update newspaper article.


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