standardize training curricula and methods, but it is already obvious that
member institutions strongly favor a professional rather than an academic
approach to training. When the EJTA finds its feet, it will almost certainly
foster ties with training institutions in Eastern and Central Europe. As it
develops, it is certain to play a major role in communication training in Europe.
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Kaarle Nordenstreng, ed., Reports on Journalism Education in Europe ( Tampere: University of Tampere
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, 1990), p. 52.
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International Meeting of Regional Training Institutes for Communication Development, Paris, June 12-14, 1991).
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sont-ils? Que font-ils? ( Paris: Les Editions CFPJ, 1985), pp. 227-228.
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( Paris: UNESCO Press, 1975), p. 100.
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( February-March, 1985), p. 3.
Philip Gaunt, Choosing the News: The Profit Factor in News Selection
( Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1990). See chap. 2, "Journalistic Traditions,"
These views were expressed in interviews with the author at the CFJ in Paris.
Interview with Robert Escarpit at Indiana University West European
Studies Center in 1989.
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Making the Newsmakers:International Handbook on Journalism Training.
Contributors: Philip Gaunt - Author.
Publisher: Greenwood Press.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 1992.
Page number: 75.
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