To survive declining readership, struggling newspaper industry must employ new online strategies, journalism prof says
Changing with the Times: Is the American newspaper industry in as much trouble as it seems? George Sylvie, associate professor in the School of Journalism, has some ideas, and they are not all pleasant to hear. The former newspaper reporter and editor is quick to point out it's not just about profits anymore.
College of Communication Receives More than $1.5 Million for Chair in Entertainment Studies and Student Creativity Fund
The College of Communication at The University of Texas at Austin has received more than $1.5 million from the Cain Foundation to endow the Wofford Denius Chair in Entertainment Studies and establish a Creativity Fund to support graduate and undergraduate student work in filmmaking, digital narrative, music videos, photojournalism and visual advertising.
The Marguerite Casey Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to Latino USA, the premier English-language public radio newsmagazine covering Latino news and culture, to enable the program to expand its coverage of the experiences of immigrant families in America.
A group of science broadcast journalists from throughout the United States will participate in a Science Literacy Project workshop at The University of Texas at Austin April 6-12 to equip them with knowledge and tools for better reporting of complex science news stories.