Mooc on African media policy: Launches on 4 October (free)

The course, which begins on Friday 4 October 2019, covers a wide range of African policy and practical elements relevant to students of Media Studies, Journalism, Communications and related disciplines. It is provided free-of-charge by the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, on the global edX MOOC platform. The modules have been put together by…

5th WJEC in Paris – a huge success

The 5th World Journalism Education Congress took place at the Université Paris-Dauphine | PSL, in France, from July 9th to July 11th 2019. It reunited more than 600 participants, professors, researchers, professionals, and representatives of journalism schools from 70 countries. It was the first time that the World Journalism Education Congress was organized in France.…

China to host 2022 World Journalism Education Congress

The sixth World Journalism Education Congress will be held July 8-13 in China. Hosted by two well established universities in the field of journalism and communication, the Communication University of China and Shanghai International Studies University, t will address the overall theme of“Change and continuity: Journalism education in the digital era”. The congress will include:…

Ebook ‘Global Journalism Education: Challenges and Innovations’ now available for download in Spanish

Educators and journalists in Spanish-speaking countries now have access to a free ebook compiling country case studies on journalism education, as well as lessons from journalism educators around the world. “Global Journalism Education: Challenges and Innovations,” edited by professors Robyn S. Goodman and Elanie Steyn, was recently published in Spanish as an ebook by the…

“Global Journalism Education in the 21st Century: Challenges and Innovations” is now available

The much anticipated WJEC-endorsed book "Global Journalism Education in the 21st Century: Challenges and Innovations" is now available free online or for purchase at Amazon. It was launched April 22 at the International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) in Austin, Texas, USA, and is being published by the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at…