Framing journalism education

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Abstract

Examining the growth, incentives, and progress of overseas campuses of major American educational institutions is an important academic pursuit. To have a complete picture, one must also consider the impact these branch campuses are having on the lives of their students. The Northwestern University in Qatar’s journalism program was invited to teach its curriculum, unalloyed, in a region that has had an alternative perception of the role of journalism in society. This essay offers personalized and informed reflection on these issues. Answers to the questions raised about overseas education become clearer when looking at the “classroom” and the associated symbolism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)198-204
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of General Education
Volume63
Issue number2-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Al Jazeera
  • Arab Spring and media
  • East-West narratives
  • Global education
  • Journalism education
  • Middle East media
  • Northwestern University in Qatar

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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