A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists

March 1st, 2006 • Quill Archives
If you’re thinking an academic career might float your boat…

When I was a newspaper journalist, it occurred to me, as it does to many a newsroom naïf, that the seas might be calmer as a journalism professor. Making the switch three years ago from crusty journalist to classroom ingénue, trying to impart important ideas, has been quite a stretch.