Press: Young Joe v. Old Joes


Titans of the Press in the last century were Joseph Medill, publisher of the Chicago Tribune ("World's Greatest Newspaper"), and Joseph Pulitzer, publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and the lamented New York World. Both men left great wealth with which schools of journalism were established in their names: the Medill School at Northwestern University in Chicago; the Pulitzer School at Columbia in Manhattan. The Pulitzer School made news last fortnight by announcing that its course will be shortened next autumn from two years to one, that only graduate students will be...

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