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By Steve Weinberg

ISBN-10: 0826217966

ISBN-13: 9780826217967

Now celebrating its centennial, the world's first journalism institution was once based through a newsman who lacked a school schooling. Weinberg attracts on inner files and correspondence to discover the politics of the college from its founding to the present--the struggles over assets in addition to the consistent conflict to stability scholarly pursuits with specialist challenge. This account embraces college and employees individuals, scholars and alumni, supporters and detractors, because it covers all specialist sequences taught on the institution. It captures the freewheeling debate that has been a trademark of the college and encompasses a wealth of insider aspect, from a regular day on the tuition through the Williams period to stories of the Missouri Mafia.

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As I was leaving I remarked that I had just left the University of Missouri School of Journalism in the hope of breaking into the newspaper business in Chicago,” Norlander recalled. “From then on it was a different story. ‘Sit down,’ said Mr. Brown. ” Special efforts by the dean on behalf of students came to seem normal. After graduation from the Journalism School, Lee Shippey, from Higginsville, Missouri, sold an article to Collier’s magazine, but the editor demanded photographs related to the topic.

In one room a professor lectured about writing editorials to persuade readers about a timely issue involving government, commerce, or the campus. In another classroom, agricultural journalism constituted the topic, with students from the College of Agriculture as the audience. In the newsroom, students gathered to produce a new day’s edition of the Missourian. , according to the university schedule, a new round of classes began—advertising in one room, journalism history in another—and a new wave of student reporters and editors assembled for daily newspaper assignments.

From then on it was a different story. ‘Sit down,’ said Mr. Brown. ” Special efforts by the dean on behalf of students came to seem normal. After graduation from the Journalism School, Lee Shippey, from Higginsville, Missouri, sold an article to Collier’s magazine, but the editor demanded photographs related to the topic. Shippey knew that Williams possessed such photos in a personal collection, and he wrote with a request to borrow them. A week passed without a reply. Upset, Shippey called the dean long-distance but had to leave a message.

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