Today's teaching . . .

Gerry Kreibich writes:

I intended to balance the picture here with my own update postscript based on what the NCTJ's own website says about the 38 universities, colleges and news organisations that are accredited (as at January 2007) to run journalism courses.

But, since outline details of the degrees, diplomas and certificates on offer are readily available elsewhere, it seems more sensible to invite contributions from those actually involved in the present-day teaching of journalism - the ones who know how it has developed, what its priorities are, how it is actually tackled day by day.

E-mails would be welcome (gerry_kreibich@yahoo.co.uk)  Your input could bring up to date the story that began in July 1963 with that first-ever 'week-long practical course for young reporters' . . .

A Nottingham lecturer has responded (see below) and others have promised to do so . . .