Google News' Gingras to AEJMC: Journalism Educators Facing Same Challenges as Journalism
Embracing disruption? Rethinking everything? These are frightening demands in the world of higher education, usually hesitant to change. But for journalism educators, facing those fears is now a necessary part of their work.
Before the audience he called the "most important" that he could address about the future of journalism, Richard Gingras, head of news products at Google, conveyed this message in his keynote talk Wednesday night to the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), gathered for its annual conference in Chicago.