Here’s an interesting idea, relayed by the oldest student newspaper in the United States. The Miami Student was established way back in 1826 at Miami University, a public research institution based in Oxford, Ohio.

For the first time, the school’s journalism department this winter-term will be offering an “NYC Media Class.” The program will run January 6-24 and require students who qualify to pay an additional $1,000 for food, accommodation and travel to Manhattan (January 12-16):

According to journalism professor Patti Newberry, the three-week class incorporates one week of touring the offices of New York City news organizations and interviewing their journalists.

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