Venture Labor| Venture Labor, the News Crisis, and Journalism Education

C.W. Anderson


This essay applies Neff’s venture labor concept to crisis in journalistic production and attempts by journalism schools to reconcile their roles of training students for a professional workforce with the slow-motion disintegration of that workforce. Specifically, it looks at entrepreneurial journalism training programs in the United States and the complex ways these programs both reify and challenge notion of venture labor. 



journalism, education, professions

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