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Journalism Education at Historically Black Colleges: Earning Accreditation and Preparing Students for Future Challenges
ByJERRY CRAWFORD II AND BARBARA B. HINES
Pages 15

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) share many of the same challenges as their counterpart journalism programs at both public and private predominantly white universities (PWIs) in the United States: educating students across media platforms; combining print, broadcast, and strategic communication to prepare students for the increasing demand of skills in convergence; obtaining the funding to provide space and equipment to teach the emerging technology and train faculty.