Journalism under the Trump administration Journalism school professors and deans discuss how journalism may change Share Tweet Email Print Journalism under the Trump administration from The State Press on Vimeo. The election and presidency of Donald J. Trump have caused controversy with the news media. Some media outlets have been heavily criticized. This contentious environment presents a new challenge to aspiring reporters and the field of journalism. At the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, the deans and instructors are dedicated to instilling students with the skills needed in a changing media environment. Associate Dean Kristin Gilger says the news media, "missed the story in this past election." Joseph Russomanno, an associate professor at the Cronkite School, explains the challenges journalists face in accessing information. Associate Dean Mark Lodato discusses legal issues journalists may face while reporting and the resources they have available to them. Senior Associate Dean Marianne Barrett says the Cronkite School is not changing anything in its curriculum. Although the Cronkite School is not changing the structure of its classes, the school has added a series of forums called Press, Politics and the Public. The Walter Cronkite School says it continues to endorse the fundamentals Walter Cronkite emphasized as a reporter. Reach the videographer at Abdel.Jimeneztoscuento@asu.edu or follow @abdel1019 on Twitter. Like The State Press on Facebook and follow @statepress on Twitter. Subscribe to Pressing Matters Get the best of State Press delivered straight to your inbox. Related Stories New Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett has strong ASU ties State Press Play: Is ASU doing enough to help low income students? State Press Play: Can making friends really bee this easy?