Inside Higher Ed provides a brief survey of journalism programs The J-School Boom. As the article points out, traditional mainstream media may be struggling, but j-schools are booming.
On both the undergraduate and graduate level, schools of journalism are opening and expanding. They have growing enrollments are expanding into areas like digital media, advocacy communications, and public relations, media marketing. So if you have excellent writing and communications skills, don’t default to law because you can’t think of anything better to do. Take a class or two in journalism and see if it grabs you.