Old School J-School
Written by Bwog Staff
| –Photo via masternewmedia.org
The J-School just got bitch-slapped by recent campus visitor/Entertainment Weekly founding editor Jeff Jarvis. For its new blog The Local, the New York Times decided to partner with the City University of New York, where Jarvis is head of interactive journalism, instead of Columbia. Oh snap!
As New York Magazine reported, the J-School has had a difficult time adapting to computers, trying to balance instruction in new media with silly things like objectivity.
On the first day of class, the head of Columbia’s new media program Ari Goldman reportedly went as far as to say “F*ck new media.” Yeah, screw all that linking to ridiculous videos and inappropriate post tagging…