Issue 12.1

The journal of the Association for Journalism Education, a body representing educators in HE in the UK and Ireland. The aim of the journal is to promote and develop analysis and understanding of journalism education and of journalism, particularly when that is related to journalism education.

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This issue contains the following:


He or She: reporting court cases of trans-identified defendants in the UK, Amy Binns and Sophie Arnold, University of Central Lancashire;

The impact of community on the learning of journalism ethics in work-based settings, Ruth Stoker, University of Huddersfield;

AI in the newsroom: implications for educators from an experiment with trainee journalists, Sean Tunney, Adam Cox, Athanasia Batziou, Yuwei Lin, University of Roehampton and Imperial College, London;

Conference proceedings

Generative AI in journalism education: Mapping the state of an emerging space of concerns, opportunities, and strategies, Kester Demmar and Timothy Neff, University of Leicester;

Teaching public affairs to student journalists using Bourdieu’s field theory, Richard Fern, Swansea University;

Holding back the tears – do court reporters really need trauma training?, Polly Rippon, University of Sheffield;

The role of the “other” in the academy: Why journalism education requires a social justice approach, Vivienne Francis, London College of Communication, University of the Arts;

How working on a bilingual newspaper community changed my ideas on what it means to be a journalist, Dave Porter, Manchester Metropolitan University.

Book reviews

Local Journalism: Critical Perspectives on the Provincial Newspaper edited by Rachel Matthews and Guy Hodgson, review by Chris Frost;

The Diaries of Anthony Hewitson, Provincial Journalist: Volume 1: 1865-1887 edited by Andrew Hobbs, review by Chris Frost