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Good News for J-Schools

It’s a transitional time in journalism, thanks to the Internet.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported more than 2,000 layoffs in the newspaper industry for the first quarter of 2009.

Despite these severe job cuts, some of the nation’s top journalism schools have seen an increase in applications.  Though many of these prospective journalists are going back to school because of the sour economy, many see opportunity in new, emerging forms of journalism.