Media and empowerment in journalism education

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Media and empowerment in journalism education Panel discussion World Journalism Education Conference, Belgium, 2013

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Democracy is in transition.

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Media are in transition, from mass to networks.

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Public journalism is a useful conceptual bridge in guiding journalists through these transitions.

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What does this mean for us as journalism educators?

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We need to change how we define journalism to our students.

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We need to develop resources, training and partnerships for learning more sophisticated and effective engagement.

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We need to organize our curriculum to incorporate more social and participatory forms of journalism.

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Finally, we have an opportunity to serve students from across the university in teaching journalistic skills as a form of democratic participation