What’s the point of journalism school?

The cost of going to J-school can reach $50,000. Meanwhile, the media industry — although it’s growing online — does not afford the stable career it once did. So, NPR asked the question: Why go to journalism school? “These days journalism schools around the country are often challenged to justify a mission that trains students at such a high cost for a collapsing industry that doesn’t even require a degree,” NPR reported . The students and educators interviewed in this …

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