An interview with Ivan Berni

Interview with: Journalist and Coordinator of Master in Journalism, IULM, Italy Interviewd by: Simona Pezzano, IULM, Italy Summary: 1. Does copyright still matter for journalism in digital enviroment? (What subject do you consider fundamental to teach in a Cross-Media Journalism course?) I think we can't do without copyright, but it is necessary to find a standard to modulate it. This is the main resource to protect intellectual property’s creations and to give a possible future for those who want to work in this field. 2. How traditional journalists can deal with Big Data? Do we ne...
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An interview with Walid Hayouni

Interview with: Walid Hayouni, Academic, teacher of electronic communications at IPSI, University La Manouba, Tunisia Interviewd by: IPSI, Tunisia Summary: Walid estime que les problèmes majeures de l'enseignement de journalisme électronique se résume dans les points suivants : - Le temps dédié à l’enseignement de certaines matières en termes de nombre de séances et de nombres d'heures par séances gagne à être amélioré. - L’hétérogénéité des backgrounds des étudiants oblige l’enseignant à «rouler à deux vitesses» pour créer un certain équilibre entre les étudiants ayant un cursus jour...
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An interview with Stephan Russ-Mohl

Interview with: Stephan Russ-Mohl, Professor of Journalism and Media Management at the Faculty of Communication Sciences, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano and Director of the European Journalism Observatory. Interviewd by: Simona Pezzano, Research fellow at IULM, Italy Summary: Challenges of current journalism education: What is problematic in teaching digital journalism? Nobody knows what it should be taught nowadays, since the new technologies are evolving too rapidly, and it is not possible to keep up with this incredibly fast changes. What it is necessary to do, instead, is...
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An interview with Mark Deuze

Interview with: Mark Deuze, Professor at University of Amsterdam, Department of Media Studies Interviewd by: Auli Harju, Researcher at UTA, Finland Interview via Skype 4.11.2014 Summary: Based on Deuze’s experiences on the graduate program in journalism in the University of Amsterdam Digital journalism should be taught as a cultural mindset, not as tools: traditionally journalism education is very medium-dependent but in the program the first half is teaching medium type based, after that it gets more integrated teaching is project-based and team work based teaching is based on ...
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An interview with Renny Jokelin

Interview with: Renny Jokelin, Journalist at YLE Finnish national broadcast company, producer in investigative journalism television programme MOT. Visiting professor in the School of Communication, Media and Theater, University of Tampere, academic year 2014-2015 Interviewd by: Auli Harju, Researcher at UTA, Finland Date: November 5th, 2014 Summary: Role of practice in journalism education: In journalism education the connection to the continuously changing journalistic work is easily lost: there is a need to get an input from the field to journalism education (for instance in the form...
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An interview with Ugo Tramballi

Interview with: Ugo Tramballi, Journalist at Il Sole 24 Ore, Italy Interviewd by: Marco Di Donato Researcher at UNIMED, Italy Summary: Challenges of current journalism education: What is problematic in teaching digital journalism? I believe that a journalist cannot or must be, necessarily , a good teacher. It is not mandatory to know how to teach. If you are a good journalist this does not means that you are a good teacher. New technologies are improving our work, but the dark side of the moon is that new technologies are reducing the number of journalists required by newspapers. Nowad...
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An interview with Zouhir Louassin

Interview with: Zouhir Louassini, Journalist at Rainews 24, Italy Interviewd by: Marco Di Donato Researcher at UNIMED, Italy Summary: Challenges of current journalism education: What is problematic in teaching digital journalism? The world is changing and in this sense Journalism and Journalists have to change accordingly. Using new technology does not mean, automatically, doing journalism. We have to re-think this job in a different way, however new instruments are not sufficient. What about militant journalism, which has been increased with these new technologies? We are at the begin...
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An interview with Stefano Lamorgese

Interview with: Stefano Lamorgese, Journalist at Rainews 24, Italy Interviewd by: Marco Di Donato Researcher at UNIMED, Italy Summary: Challenges of current journalism education: What is problematic in teaching digital journalism? Digital journalism is part of Academic track from at least 15 years. But in 15 years in the world, especially that related with internet, we witnessed a deep change in the world of communication. Today the technical instruments to perform digital journalism are at disposal of everyone, in every part of the world, from every single user. Having a smartphone wi...
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An interview with Malek Khadraoui

Interview with: Malek Khadraoui, Journalist, Directorial Editor of Inkyfada web magazine and trainer in online journalism Interviewd by: IPSI, Tunisia Summary: Pour Malek Khadraoui, directeur de la rédaction du site tunisien d'information Inkyfada, l'enseignement du journalisme électronique est confronté à deux défis, enseigner le journalisme et enseigner les techniques que l'Internet offre, c'est-à-dire enseigner deux domaines, l'un est ancien et l'autre est nouveau. Il souligne que les bases du journalisme n'ont pas changé, par contre les outils technologiques changent à une vitesse ...
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An interview with Javier Guallar

Interview with: Javier Guallar, Profesor en Facultat de Biblioteconomia i Documentació, UB, Spain Interviewd by: Sergio Villanueva, Ph.D fellow and teaching assistant at UB, Spain Summary: 1. How is digital journalism being tough? There exist some adaptability problems in Universities that have been teaching journalism for very long and bear with traditional conceptions of journalism. These Universities should make the effort to adapt their curricula to new forms of digital journalism. This problem is not present in other universities in which Journalism Studies have been recently o...
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