New media means new lessons for future journalists

The advent of 24-hour cable news, the internet and now video and audio on demand is changing how people get their news.

The phenomenon called “convergence” is also changing the way journalists work. But it’s also changing the way journalists are trained; Journalism educators are having to alter their lesson plans.

Education Fellow and Central State University Communications Professor Lovette Chinwah-Adegbola spent the summer in the WOSU newsroom and looked at this issue.

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