Indiana University experiences major changes in the Media School

Indiana University is transforming a century-old curriculum into a modern collaboration.

The university will combine the film studies and telecommunications department along with the 100-year-old journalism program to create the Media School.

This distinctive institution will promote an individualized and flexible learning experience for many college students. The creation of the new Media School will “keep up with the changing media landscape,” Director of Experiential Learning for the Media School Audrie Osterman said.

Those involved in the process believed that linking different schools would allow students to explore many types of media.

“Faculty and administrators felt that we could better meet student needs for a more integrated study of media by combining legacy programs of journalism, communication, and telecommunications,” said Amy Cornell, Director of Student Services for the Media School.

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