U Tas taps the power of the press

The University of Tasmania journalism school is sharing premises with News Corporation’s Hobart Mercury, not your actual newsroom mind but close enough to smell the digital ink. Breaking news on the deal is here.

The paper thinks it is an excellent idea, editorialising “the university’s vision to better connect academics and students with the community is a welcome and overdue idea that will benefit generations of Tasmanians.” Note to VCs everywhere, convince the nearest News Corp editors that your university can help their readers’ grandchildren.


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