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By Ronald T. Farrar

This excellent biography offers for the 1st time a candid examine the notable lifetime of Walter Williams, the guy who based the world's first university of journalism and maybe contributed extra towards the promoting journalism than the other individual of his time.

Williams, the youngest of six young ones, used to be born in Boonville, Missouri, in 1864. by no means an athletic baby, he regularly had a love of books and of studying; but, he scarcely had a highschool schooling. He begun his journalistic profession as a printer's satan at seventy cents every week and at last turned editor and half- proprietor of a weekly in Columbia, Missouri. in the course of his time as an editor, Williams turned confident that journalism may by no means achieve its capability till its practitioners had the chance for college education of their box. After years of crusading, he confirmed the 1st journalism tuition, at the college of Missouri campus. Later, he was once selected president of the collage of Missouri, which he led with contrast through the nice Depression.

Williams was once an unwavering suggest of excessive expert criteria. His Journalist's Creed turned some of the most commonly circulated codes ethics. Williams encouraged the arrogance of his fellow newshounds, and he carried his message to almost each state during which newspapers have been released. not just did he invent journalism schooling, he additionally created international agencies of reporters and unfold the gospel of professionalism through the international. His loss of life, in 1935, was once mourned during the usa, and editorial tributes got here from around the globe. As one British editor succinctly positioned it, "Williams was once now not born to greatness. Neither was once it thrust upon him. actually, he accomplished greatness."

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