Journalism as a Profession: The Visionary Scholarship of Wolfgang Donsbach

  • Thomas E. Patterson


Few scholars have been more devoted to advancing journalism as a profession than Wolfgang Donsbach. From Wolfgang’s 1975 master’s thesis (“The Role of Mass Communication Research for Professional Training in Journalism”) to his recent article in Journalism (“Journalism as the New Knowledge Profession and Consequences for Journalism Education”), the effort spans nearly four decades.


Pedagogical Content Knowledge Knowledge Profession Political Communication Mass Communication Knowledge Growth 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Kennedy School for GovernmentHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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