Journalism Department at Makerere University

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The 5 Reasons to Study Journalism

The 5 reasons why I chose Journalism

The field of journalism is evolving to coincide with the digital landscape, and numerous journalism programs are keeping pace. This willingness and drive to grow, learn, question, adapt, expand and emerge are also important for prospective journalism students and professionals.

Read on to find out other reasons why majoring in journalism might, for you, be a good fit.

  1. You are naturally inquisitive. Some people are just naturally curious, and intent on getting to the bottom of things. If you won’t stop pressing until you get the full story, a career in journalism may be right for you. It takes a special kind of person to not only be inquisitive, but also have the ability to get information out of people who don’t want to give it up so easily. If, in addition to this, you are excited by research—the hunt for reputable primary, secondary and tertiary sources in search of the truth—you’ll likely be a successful journalist Read More Continue reading