The Resource A creed for my profession : Walter Williams, journalist to the world, Ronald T. Farrar

A creed for my profession : Walter Williams, journalist to the world, Ronald T. Farrar

Label
A creed for my profession : Walter Williams, journalist to the world
Title
A creed for my profession
Title remainder
Walter Williams, journalist to the world
Statement of responsibility
Ronald T. Farrar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This biography provides for the first time a candid look at the remarkable life of Walter Williams, the man who founded the world's first school of journalism and perhaps contributed more toward the promotion of professional journalism than any other person of his time."--BOOK JACKET. "Williams, the youngest of six children, was born in Boonville, Missouri, in 1864. He began his journalistic career as a printer's devil at seventy cents per week and eventually became editor and part-owner of a weekly in Columbia, Missouri. During his time as an editor, Williams became convinced that journalism would never reach its potential until its practitioners had the opportunity for university training in their field. After years of crusading, he established the first journalism school, on the University of Missouri campus. Later, he was chosen president of the University of Missouri, which he led with distinction during the Great Depression."--BOOK JACKET. "Williams was an unwavering advocate of high professional standards. His Journalist's Creed became one of the most widely circulated codes of professional ethics. Williams inspired the confidence of his fellow journalists, and he carried his message to nearly every country in which newspapers were published."--BOOK JACKET
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Farrar, Ronald T
Dewey number
  • 070/.92
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4874.W634
LC item number
F67 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Missouri biography series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Williams, Walter
  • Journalists
  • College presidents
  • Historians
  • Missouri
Target audience
adult
Label
A creed for my profession : Walter Williams, journalist to the world, Ronald T. Farrar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780826211880
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98039815
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM39727688
Label
A creed for my profession : Walter Williams, journalist to the world, Ronald T. Farrar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 246 p.
Isbn
9780826211880
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
98039815
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM39727688

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