chapter  8
The Changing Role of Internships as Newsrooms Shrink and Evolve: Collaboration and Intern-as-Teacher
ByLESLIE-JEAN THORNTON
Pages 13

A modern convergence of forces appears to be altering the traditional newspaper internship in ways that turn students into partial masters, magnify the learning potential of apprentice situations, and offer troubled newsrooms unexpected help in becoming “learning organizations.” This is of no small importance to journalists, educators, and interns themselves.