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Shop Talk
Shop Talk is a weekly panel discussion about journalism issues. This week’s program featured Will Buss, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University and advises the student editors at the Western Courier, the students at student radio station The Dog, and the WIU chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Rajvee Subramanian, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University; and TSPR News Director Rich Egger.

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice at journalism schools

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An accrediting agency decided to at least temporarily downgrade the accreditation of the journalism school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

As WRAL reported, the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications found the school was not meeting the standards set by the agency’s resolution on diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice.

The agency also cited the University of Idaho's journalism school with diversity and inclusion issues.

Shop Talk is a weekly panel discussion about journalism issues.  This week’s program featured Will Buss, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University and advises the student editors at the Western Courier, the students at student radio station The Dog, and the WIU chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists; Rajvee Subramanian, who teaches in the Department of Broadcasting and Journalism at Western Illinois University; and TSPR News Director Rich Egger.