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Journalism Professor Leon Dash Comments on the Challenges Faced by African American Journalism Professors

8/22/2011  9:15 am

Journalism Professor Leon Dash is quoted in a recent article in Diversity: Issues in Higher Education that discusses the experiences of African American journalism professors. In "Teaching the Write Stuff," Professor Dash notes that some of the students enrolled in his courses have sub-par writing skills and do not always use language properly or dress appropriately for either the classroom or the newsroom. The article notes that many of these experiences are not well-documented in scholarship on journalism education. For more information...

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