Author: Ensung Kim

Student news organizations wrestle with traditional tenets of journalism as faculty strikes hit close to home

As strikes and work stoppages led by faculty, graduate students, and other academic staff become increasingly frequent on college campuses across the United States, student journalists often find themselves at the forefront of unfolding events reporting, writing, and disseminating news to their audiences.  Last month faculty unions at three public universities in Illinois went on

Helping students prepare for future: How journalism educators innovate

Journalism educators face growing demands as they prepare students for a 21st century media industry. Teaching future journalists no longer means just teaching journalistic values and skills such as writing, editing, and ethics. Producing entry-level journalists means helping students develop social media and audience engagement skills, web/multimedia skills, teamwork, and the ability to work under