Dianne Lynch, author of "Above and Beyond: Looking at the Future of Journalism Education" gave the keynote address at a roundtable discussion about the state of journalism education at Middle Tennessee State University on Oct. 23, 2017.
The roundtable, hosted by the College of Media and Entertainment at MTSU, included 14 news media professionals and academics who discussed the needs in journalism education and innovations taking place throughout the country.
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In Segment 1, Dr. Lynch, president of Stephens College and former dean of the Roy H. Park School of Communications at Ithaca College, discusses her research and the academy's role in preparing journalists of the future.
In Segment 2, roundtable participants discuss the state of journalism education, the needs and the path ahead.
In Segment 3, rountable participants discuss how to instill and create change in journalism programs.
In Segment 4, participants discuss positioning journalism programs for a new generation.