Professors Stephanie Craft and Tim Vos will collaborate with international colleagues on a ‘Worlds of Journalism’ study
Apr 17, 2012
Mizzou’s world-renowned School of Journalism is a hotbed for research in media of the future. This is one example.
From School of Journalism
Columbia, Mo. (April 12, 2012) — Missouri School of Journalism professors Tim Vos and Stephanie Craft will collaborate with colleagues from more than 80 other countries on a two-year “Worlds of Journalism” study.
Journalism researchers and policy makers will use the data collected in the study to better understand journalists’ worldviews and the changes that are taking place in the professional orientations of journalists. These changes include funding models, the duties and responsibilities of journalists as well as what journalists might do moving forward.
“This study will give a sense of the changing face of journalism and what is at stake,” Vos said. “We are hoping to get a sense of what news organizations are giving up as they tighten belts and layoff journalists.” More…