With News Business in Crisis, What Do Journalism Professors Tell Students?
Falling ad revenue. Plunging profits. Layoffs. Downsizing. Bankruptcy filings.
The news in the news business can’t get any worse. Some days it seems as if those who write the first draft of history have little in the way of a future.
So what are journalism professors, those charged with grooming the next generation of reporters, editors and producers, telling their students these days about the news business in general, and print journalism, that seemingly most endangered of species, in particular?