2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Blowing Up J-School: Journalism's New Relevance

Tuesday, March 17
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Hyatt Regency Austin
Zilker Ballroom 1
208 Barton Springs Rd

Journalism education is long overdue for a remake of its schlerotic bureaucracies, outdated thinking and myopic focus on platforms. New and emerging journalism education models are pioneering new approaches that not only envision applying the skills of journalism in museums, healthcare, and the arts but also rethinking news and how to best serve readers in the digital, mobile age.


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Brad King

Co-Dir Center for Emerging Media Design & Dev

Ball State University

Brad King is an assistant professor in Ball State University’s Department of Journalism, and the co-director of the Center for Emerging Media Design & Development. He earned his Masters in Journali...

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Carrie Brown-Smith

Dir social journalism


Carrie Brown is the director of the CUNY’s new Social Journalism graduate program. Her  research focuses primarily on how newsrooms can adapt to the rapidly evolving digital, mobile and economic cl...

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Cole Goins

Distribution & Engagement Mgr

The Center for Investigative Reporting

Heather Chaplin

Dir of the Journalism & Design

Journalism & Design The New School


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