The Tartu Declaration (2006) for Europe, the World Journalism Education Council's 'Declaration of Principles' (2007) and even the principles and accreditation for journalism education set by ACEJMC
for the USA have proven its value, but it also has its limitations.
But beyond requiring that graduates be able to critically evaluate their own work and that of others for accuracy and fairness, clarity, appropriate style, and grammatical correctness, ACEJMC
doesn't prescribe that an accredited J-school include instruction on opinion writing.
In Medsger's analysis of the 105 ACEJMC
visiting-committee reports submitted over the past six years, she also found that:
As one of only 25% of all communication schools in the country fully accredited by ACEJMC
, the SJMC is rated in the Top 3 nationally for undergraduate communication degrees awarded to Hispanics.