Journalism

Journalism refers to the production and distribution of reports on recent events. The word journalism applies to the occupation, as well as citizen journalists using methods of gathering information and utilizing literary techniques. Journalistic media include print, television, radio, Internet, and, in the past, newsreels.

Concepts of the appropriate role for journalism vary between countries. In some nations, the news media is controlled by government intervention, and is not a fully independent body. In others, the news media is independent of the government but instead operates as private industry motivated by profit. In addition to the varying nature of how media organizations are run and funded, countries may have differing implementations of laws handling the freedom of speech and libel cases.

The advent of the Internet and smartphones has brought significant changes to the media landscape in recent years. This has created a shift in the consumption of print media channels, as people increasingly consume news through e-readers, smartphones, and other personal electronic devices, as opposed to the more traditional formats of newspapers, magazines, or television news channels. News organizations are challenged to fully monetize their digital wing, as well as improvise on the context in which they publish in print. Newspapers have seen print revenues sink at a faster pace than the rate of growth for digital revenues.

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Scholarships for Journalism Majors

Bullet name award deadline Link
 

Philo TV UNCF Innovation Scholarship Program

UNCF, Inc

Up to $11,000 June 02, 2022 See Details
 

Philo TV UNCF Innovation Scholarship Program

UNCF, Inc

award

Up to $11,000

deadline

June 02, 2022
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Mas Family Scholarship

Mas Family Scholarships

Up to $10,000 Varies See Details
 

Mas Family Scholarship

Mas Family Scholarships

award

Up to $10,000

deadline

Varies
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Knox Writers' Scholarship - Knox College

Knox College

Up to $8,000 Varies See Details
 

Knox Writers' Scholarship - Knox College

Knox College

award

Up to $8,000

deadline

Varies
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Marjorie Skiff Rose Scholarship

University of Colorado Boulder

$6,640 June 15, 2022 See Details
 

Marjorie Skiff Rose Scholarship

University of Colorado Boulder

award

$6,640

deadline

June 15, 2022
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Henkel Scholarship Program

UNCF, Inc

Up to $5,000 May 31, 2022 See Details
 

Henkel Scholarship Program

UNCF, Inc

award

Up to $5,000

deadline

May 31, 2022
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Bill King Scholarship

Oakland Athletics Community Fund

$5,000 June 06, 2022 See Details
 

Bill King Scholarship

Oakland Athletics Community Fund

award

$5,000

deadline

June 06, 2022
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Liz Colantuono and Mark Sanz Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

$4,400 June 20, 2022 See Details
 

Liz Colantuono and Mark Sanz Scholarship

UNCF, Inc

award

$4,400

deadline

June 20, 2022
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Shoe-Smith Scholarship

University of Colorado Boulder

$4,000 June 15, 2022 See Details
 

Shoe-Smith Scholarship

University of Colorado Boulder

award

$4,000

deadline

June 15, 2022
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Milwaukee Journal - Sentinel Minority Scholarship

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - College of Letters and Science

$3,500 Varies See Details
 

Milwaukee Journal - Sentinel Minority Scholarship

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee - College of Letters and Science

award

$3,500

deadline

Varies
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Oakland Press Scholarship

Oakland University

Up to $3,000 Varies See Details
 

Oakland Press Scholarship

Oakland University

award

Up to $3,000

deadline

Varies
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