American University and Sony Team Up for Backpack Journalism

Newswise — American University’s School of Communication is one of nine higher education institutions selected by Sony for an innovative new program that puts the newest media technology in the hands of students and faculty. Bill Gentile, director of American University’s Backpack Journalism Project, will introduce Sony DSLR technology to SOC Backpack courses on an experimental basis during the summer session of 2012, with full implementation in the Film and Media Arts curriculum during the fall semester, including a Backpack course for AU students studying abroad in Cuba. Read more HERE.