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More students flock to journalism courses — but jobs are another matter

More students flock to journalism courses — but jobs are another matter

Students are enrolling in journalism courses in greater numbers. But they may find themselves writing snappy slogans for soft-drink companies rather than breaking front-page news.

On folk devils and the <em>Oz</em>‘s circle of confected outrage

On folk devils and the Oz‘s circle of confected outrage

The Australian is trying to whip up a moral panic against "activist journalists" and journalism academics. University of Canberra associate professor Glen Fuller explains why.

As journalism jobs go, how will graduates find work?

As journalism jobs go, how will graduates find work?

With the mainstream media shedding jobs, but universities bumping up their numbers of journalism students, where will these fresh-faced wannabe Lois Lanes find work? Freelance writer Kylar Loussikian looks at the numbers.

Simons: journalism teachers have earned a place at the table

Simons: journalism teachers have earned a place at the table

In a world increasingly driven by media, knowing how media works and how to make media content is an important set of understandings for any citizen.

Innovation in Journalism: please explain is one notion that works

Innovation in Journalism: please explain is one notion that works

These days journalists have to know how to do everything -- video, audio, text. But not many people would add song-writing to the list of desirable skills -- let alone suggest that the newsroom investigative team should get a lead singer and a video clip.

Fairfax fails graduates and the industry

Fairfax fails graduates and the industry

The new boss of newspapers at Fairfax, Brian McCarthy, is taking the industry backwards and setting it up to fail, according to the head of one of the country’s leading journalism education programs.

Fairfax betrays journalism education

Fairfax betrays journalism education

Fairfax has struck a devastating blow to journalism education and the future of the profession by radically cutting back on the number of its trainees, and altering the requirements for its intake, writes Margaret Simons.

Coles ends Supreme Court action against sacked executive

Coles ends Supreme Court action against sacked executive

Coles yesterday ended its Supreme Court action to seek information from sacked executive Peter Scott. The action related to alleged breaches of confidentiality in March this year, after an email (between Mr Scott and Coles Corporate Affairs Manager, Sarah McNeil) was leaked to the media.