Petition Update

Atlanta University Plans to Close Its Journalism Program

Chris Shattuck
Woodstock, GA

Sep 24, 2012 — Last week, Emory University quietly announced the closing of its journalism program, further limiting the educational opportunities of potential journalism students in Atlanta and increasing the immediate necessity for Georgia State to fill that important void by train young professionals in the ongoing evolution of the craft. Aside from Emory, Georgia State and Clark Atlanta, a private historically black university, are now the only two regionally accredited educational institutions in Atlanta with journalism programs.