A Creed for My Profession: Walter Williams, Journalist to - download pdf or read online

By Ronald T. Farrar

ISBN-10: 0826211887

ISBN-13: 9780826211880

This magnificent biography offers for the 1st time a candid examine the amazing lifetime of Walter Williams, the fellow 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 youngsters, 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 occupation as a printer's satan at seventy cents every week and finally grew to become editor and half- proprietor of a weekly in Columbia, Missouri. in the course of his time as an editor, Williams turned confident that journalism could by no means achieve its strength until eventually its practitioners had the chance for college education of their box. After years of crusading, he demonstrated the 1st journalism tuition, at the college of Missouri campus. Later, he was once selected president of the college of Missouri, which he led with contrast through the nice Depression.

Williams was once an unwavering recommend of excessive specialist criteria. His Journalist's Creed grew to become essentially the most generally circulated codes ethics. Williams encouraged the boldness of his fellow reporters, and he carried his message to just about each nation during which newspapers have been released. not just did he invent journalism schooling, he additionally created worldwide businesses of reporters and unfold the gospel of professionalism through the global. His dying, in 1935, used to be mourned through the usa, and editorial tributes got here from worldwide. As one British editor succinctly placed it, "Williams was once now not born to greatness. Neither used to be it thrust upon him. actually, he accomplished greatness."

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