The Future of Journalism

Exploring the ways in which journalism is changing in 2019 any beyond— and how we can best prepare for it.

Go Digital Or Go Home

There is more than one way to tell a story. In the age of digital resources, social media and streaming, it is imperative that this notion is not just begrudgingly acknowledged or accepted, but...

Q&A with Ted Conover, Part 1: On Journalism Education at NYU

WSN: Do you have thoughts on the idea of how to prepare students for a world where information is so readily available? How can you make the curriculum in a journalism school adhere to...

Journalism as a Form of Advocacy

Last year, student journalist Rebecca Schneid from Stoneman Douglas High School — the site of a deadly 2018 school shooting — gained lots of media attention after claiming that journalism was a form of...

What It Means to Tell the Story

On Sept. 25, 1690, “Publick Occurrences Both Forreign and Domestick” was distributed in Boston, becoming the first newspaper published in the Americas. By Sept. 29, the paper was recalled by the local colonial government,...

So You Want to Be a Writer

So. You want to be a writer. In the first of his “Letters to a Young Poet,” Austrian writer Rainer Maria Rilke gently tells an admirer that he refuses to criticize his poetry, constructively or...

Q&A with Professor Mitchell Stephens: On Opinions, Bias and the Future of Storytelling

Read Part I here. WSN: What is the gray area of differentiating between information dissemination and journalism? Twitter can be used for people who are trying to air their stories, for personal experiences, for opinions....

How the Twitter Revolution Went From Green to Red, White and Blue

On June 12, 2009, the streets of Tehran radically combusted into protest. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran’s ultra-conservative Islamist President, had just been re-elected for a second term in office, despite the extreme outpouring of popular...

Letter From the Editor: Future of Journalism

2018 was the deadliest year on record for the killing of journalists internationally. We heard of these horrific, politically-motivated tragedies, like that of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Arabian consulate in...

Q&A with Professor Mitchell Stephens, Part I: How History Informs the Future and How...

WSN: How do you feel that we are preparing future journalists for this incoming era in terms of journalism education at NYU in particular? How do you even go about preparing journalists for this...
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