THE ADEQUACY OF JOURNALISTIC QUALIFICATION IN PRESS ACADEMIC TRAINING INSTITUTIONS FOR WORKING IN TELEVISION SITES; AN EMPIRICAL STUDY
This study, which belongs to descriptive studies, is concerned with the academic journalistic training sector, specifically at the University of Baghdad/ Faculty of Media because it is the oldest Faculty of media in Iraq. The present study deals with the problem of academic journalistic training in light of the instantaneous changes and the job market that requires training and press skills that enable digital media to compete and prove existence. The present study focuses on two aspects; the reality of the academic journalistic formation and the influencing factors, and ways to improve it so that the academic journal formation data keep being in line with the work in television sites and the needs of the labor market using the questionnaire tool designed to identify the views of the university community; media teachers, media students in postgraduate studies, and media students In the Bachelor studies with an available sample of (28) teachers in the Faculty of Media; (15) students in graduate studies, and (52) students in Bachelor studies. Among the most prominent results are that the outputs of the Faculty of Media, according to their human, material, and technical capabilities, give a clear indication of the negative indicators of the nature of media training and qualification in that academic institution. It cannot keep pace with the scientific and technical developments in the media field and the requirements of the labor market. The study calls for a review of all the joints of the qualifying academic process in the field of journalism, its components and the factors supporting or influencing it in order to be able to enable the electronic journalist capabilities in the internet environment, especially television sites.