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by Michael Lewis

The idea of a school of journalism first dawned on Pulitzer in 1892, while he was confined to a dark room, suffering from asthma, insomnia, exhaustion, diabetes, manic-depression and failing eyesight. It took Pulitzer more than a decade to persuade Columbia to accept his money. Even then, the critics’ main question was never really answered: What would they teach at the Columbia Journalism School? A few weeks ago I went to find out.

Posted at 9:17am and tagged with: education, journalism,.

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    Revisiting The New Republic article by Michael Lewis from 1993, “J-School Confidential Columbia: The Inside Story.”
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