Journalism, representation and the public sphere

Title chapter:New challenges for journalism education. A contribution to UNESCO politics
Author:Bertrand Cabedoche
Keywords: journalism, education, centers of excellence, UNESCO policies
Abstract:Never before in the world's history has the need for worldwide journalism education been so pressing as it is now as we enter the third millennium. Already in the 1980s, the explosion of Asian media and the corresponding increase in commercial media had created an increased demand for certificated courses in journalism. In the course of the 1990s, it was primarily the Middle East and Africa that demonstrated such needs. And by the year 2000, courses in journalism education had extended over the entire planet, with spectacular growth rates in China and India.
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