Innovation At Elon As It Focuses On Digital

Elon University’s School of Communications merged its print and broadcast programs in 2005, but students were still separated into tracks based on platform. A new course structure does away with that divide, instead emphasizing journalistic standards as the school takes a lead in digital journalism education. “Journalism is, to us, a function,” says Dean Paul Parsons. “It’s delivering news and information to audiences whatever the platform.”