The M.A. in Journalism focuses on the social responsibility of journalists in the new converged, online world of information gathering and dissemination. Students will be given theoretical grounding and skills to tell stories in this new digital landscape. Mac and PC labs, along with a state-of-the-art converged news center, studio and high-end editing suites located in Chicago’s South Loop, will be staffed by experienced professionals drawn from Chicago's major media. Graduates will learn how to add value to stories citizens access on the web through course work and experiential learning aimed at giving them content specialization to better serve citizens with news they need to know.