Tribune: Marquette Journalism Program Changes Trigger ‘Frustrations Among Students That Cannot Be Ignored’

A new editorial in The Marquette Tribune raises concerns about recent changes to the Marquette University journalism program, aligning them with the media industry’s larger perceived “dumbing-down.” Among other critiques, editors cite an apparent over-emphasis on teaching students superficial self-promotion techniques, possibly at the expense of needed journalism principles.

Student Newspapers at Two Milwaukee Schools in Financial Trouble

A pair of student newspapers at separate universities in Milwaukee, Wisc., are earning attention simultaneously for their financial fall-outs and related print troubles. The outlets join a growing number of college media operating under economic duress.