A vision for transformative leadership: Rethinking journalism and mass communication education for the twenty-first century

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Abstract

Journalism and mass communication education is in urgent need of transformative leadership. The media are in the midst of a sea change, and educators and professionals alike are groping for a pathway to a future in which they play a vital role. This essay offers a vision for reinventing journalism and mass communication through a model based on innovation and entrepreneurship in media, guided by ethics, freedom of speech, and rigorous, independent, and critical inquiry.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)211-221
Number of pages11
JournalJournalism and Mass Communication Educator
Volume68
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 2013
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Communication
  • Education

Keywords

  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Journalism
  • Vision

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