The article discusses the advantages, implications and the feasibility of integrating journalism and communication studies. The authors comment that the fear of academic merger has prevented the integration of journalism and communication studies. According to them, school employees believe that integrating journalism and communication departments will result to lay-offs. Integrating the two studies is expected to increase the communication skills of journalism students and enhance literary skills of communication students.
Wilson, P., & Ross, S. D. (1995). The unification of journalism and communication studies: The benefits of change. Journal of the Association for Communication Administration, 24(2), 82–93.