The Changing Education for Journalism and the Communication Occupations

Peter Lang: New York.

Abstract: The book provides a unique perspective on journalism and communication education, drawing on extensive, detailed data across time to examine the evolution of education for journalism and related occupations such as public relations and advertising.

Lee B. Becker  Tudor Vlad 

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