By Steve Weinberg
Now celebrating its centennial, the world's first journalism college was once based by means of a newsman who lacked a school schooling. Weinberg attracts on inner records and correspondence to discover the politics of the varsity from its founding to the present--the struggles over assets in addition to the consistent conflict to stability scholarly goals with expert project. This account embraces school and employees participants, scholars and alumni, supporters and detractors, because it covers all specialist sequences taught on the institution. It captures the freewheeling debate that has been an indicator of the varsity and features a wealth of insider element, from a standard day on the university throughout the Williams period to stories of the Missouri Mafia.
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Evans as advertising manager, and Cannie R. Quinn as Journalism School stenographer. After a year of teaching, Bent returned to newspapering in Chicago, in part because he and Williams did not mesh well. Bent’s big-city wit, irreverence, and party-going fitted poorly with Williams’s preference for a more sober demeanor among his faculty members. Inventing the First Journalism School 21 The most important fallout from Bent’s departure turned out to be not his loss but rather the gain of Frank Lee Martin.
He was not a robust, athletic type of man in any sense of the word; [I] doubt if he ever played golf or engaged in any athletic type of play. His complexion was actually on the pale or white side, and along with his white hair made him a very commanding figure when seated at his desk or just walking in his slow, even pace. He simply stood out from the crowd. I’ll never forget the man’s hands. He had long beautiful fingers, very white, too, and probably the most expressive hands I have ever seen.
Their writing was expected to be flashy and maudlin. ” Among the six students graduating from the Journalism School in 1910, Mary Gentry Paxton of Independence, Missouri, became the first female degree holder. Paxton, later identified by the last name Keeley, could not attend college as she wished right after high school graduation, due to the death of her mother and her father’s reluctance to finance her education. She eventually attended Hollins College in Virginia for a year, but family matters intervened once more.