Newspaper Research Journal
Newspaper Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Journalism and Mass Communication educators have some impressive professional credentials. This survey shows many itch for a chance to get back to the newsroom part-time to keep their skills and knowledge sharp and maintain industry contacts. Many say such professional activity improves both their teaching and research.
Edward C. Pease. “Still on the beat (or would be): J Educators Value Professional Experience, Want More.” Newspaper Research Journal, 11 (4): 52-64 (Fall 1990).