Journalism & Mass Communication Educator

Focuses on learning and teaching, curriculum, educational leadership, and related exploration of higher education in relation to journalism. Articles draw from theoretical approaches and methodological perspectives and provides new questions, evidence and educational practices.

Articles from Vol. 57, No. 2, Summer

Broadening Our Ways of Knowing
Editor's Note The authors sharing their scholarship in the pages that follow contribute powerful examples of a first principle of academic professionalism: Membership in the academic community is a compact among teachers, researchers, students and administrators...
Civic Autonomy in Journalism Education: Applying Expertise to Political Action
A contingent of student editors seethed in disdain, unbeknownst to me, as I lectured about the responsibility of the press in a participatory democracy. In retrospect, the public journalism course invited resentment from the first day of class. My intent...
Correlates of College Students' Use of Instructors' Comments
Introduction Most writing researchers agree that providing feedback to students is an effective way to improve writing from grade school to college. However, when reading instructors' comments on their stories, students are faced with interpreting what...
Deaths
George Morris Abney, Jr. George Morris Abney, Jr., associate professor emeritus, University of Georgia, died May 27, 2002, of a heart attack. Abney's academic career at the Grady School of Journalism included service as administrative assistant to the...
Indelible Images: Women of Local Television / Sounds in the Dark: All Night Radio in American Life
* Beadle, Mary E. And Michael D. Murray (Eds.) (2001) Indelible Images: Women of Local Television. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press. pp. 248 * Keith, Michael C. (2001). Sounds in the Dark: All Night Radio in American Life. Ames, IA: Iowa State University...
Journalism and New Media / Reshaping Communications: Technology, Information and Social Change
Books * Pavlik, John. (2001). Journalism and New Media. New York: Columbia University Press. pp. 272 * Preston, Paschal. (2001). Reshaping Communications: Technology, Information and Social Change. London: Sage. pp. 320 In the scramble to ascertain the...
Noble Work, but Undervalued: The Status and Value of Copy Editing in Journalism Schools
Introduction Reporters and writers traditionally have held the highest status among the three steps of the newsroom production process - writing, editing, and design. In the last quarter-century, design has risen in status too because of the growing...
Service Learning's Foothold in Communication Scholarship
An expanding body of scholarship and other writing is emerging across may disciplines that views service learning as an effective, and perhaps core element of the higher education mission. James Applegate and Sherwyn Morreale, writing as disciplinary...
Symposium: Compliance or Concern? Institutional Review Boards in Journalism and Mass Communication Education
Introduction Are the very principles of freedom of expression and the First Amendment that underlie much of the scholarship in journalism and mass communication education placed at risk by federal regulations that require prior approval of research designs?...
The Copy-Editing and Headline Handbook / the Wall Street Journal Guide to Business Style and Usage
* Barbara G. Ellis (2001). The Copy-- Editing and Headline Handbook. Cambridge, Mass.: Perseus Publishing. pp.338 * Paul R. Martin (2002). The Wall Street Journal Guide to Business Style and Usage. New York: Wall Street Journal Books. pp. 261 Of all...

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