Campus News

Going to be different

A PR Week article about how the Internet is changing traditional reporting practices quoted Barry Hollander, associate professor of journalism and mass communication.

The article mentioned that Hollander showed his class a picture of the “newsroom” of the George Polk Award-winning Talking Points Memo blog, which operates without many of the familiar sights of the traditional news bureau.

“Their newsroom is this little room of six or eight computers, and this could be the newsroom of the future—small, nimble, specialized,” Hollander said. “So as the major metropolitan newspapers are cutting jobs, this is giving [students] this sense that journalism isn’t going away; it’s just going to be