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Citizen Journalism and Political Protests

Protests present a unique setting for journalists: three prongs of the public’s First Amendment rights — freedom of speech, freedom of press, freedom of petition — come together at every public protest or rally. Understanding rights while balancing these risks can make all the difference to citizen journalists and aspiring reporters.

 

What Can We Learn From Libraries That Use Design Thinking?

Libraries and librarians have evolved and their services expanded thanks to design thinking. Increasingly, their use of the process in solving community problems and addressing stakeholders’ needs has put them at the forefront of areas, such as improving community health, teen outreach and more. Rachel Ivy Clarke, PhD, assistant professor at Syracuse University’s online Master of Science in Library and Information Science program, talks about how to successfully use design thinking.

 

14 Must-Read Books for Aspiring Public Relations and Advertising Professionals

Thanks to new communications platforms and evolving demographics, it’s important for students and professionals alike to continue educating themselves about the communications field. Whether you prefer to turn the physical pages of a book or swipe the screen of an iPad or Kindle, check out these top-rated books to stay ahead of the curve.

Top 10 Reasons to Earn an MBA

There are many reasons to earn an MBA. Students in business school develop valuable skills in leadership, decision-making, finance, and data analysis, all of which can be immediately applied in their career. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons to earn a Master of Business Administration.

 

What Do Librarians Do?

Today’s librarians work in many different environments—from school and public libraries to law offices and museum archives. They’re digitally literate, savvy curators, and passionate about teaching their communities to locate high-quality information and sources.

 

Getting an MBA at Any Age

If you’ve been asking yourself, “Should I get an MBA at this point in my career?” you’re not alone. The good news is that a high-quality MBA program can provide the business acumen and leadership skills you need to take your career where you envision it, at any stage in life.