The Press: Convention

The American Association of Schools of Journalism assembled at Columbia University in Manhattan. High points:

Stupid Press Rapped. "A basic knowledge of scientific subjects is vitally necessary to the journalist if he is to avoid constant mistakes in his work. "Even the graduates of our best schools of journalism are untrained in the natural sciences. The typical journalist is grossly ignorant of music, architecture, painting and literature. His knowledge of esthetic principles is little above that of the average policeman. He emerges from the university blind to the best things of life,...

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