Schools: Fat, Fifty & Still Fertile

Most U.S. journalism schools suffer from mild inferiority complexes, because both editors and intellectuals tend to re gard them as trade schools. But there are exceptions. Most notable among them is Columbia's Graduate School of Journalism, which has only to survey the communications field whenever its self-confidence needs bolstering. Last week, at the start of a month-long celebration of its soth anniversary, Columbia could—and did—note that among its 2,700 living alumni are 132 newspaper publishers and editors, 46 magazine editors, a score of journalism school deans, ten Pulitzer prizewinners and a...

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