Bulletin: Journalism series, Volumes 21-25

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University of Missouri, 1920 - Journalism
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Page 32 - I believe in the profession of journalism. I believe that the public journal is a public trust; that all connected with it are, to the full measure of their responsibility; trustees for the public; that acceptance of lesser service than the public service is betrayal of this trust. I believe that clear thinking and clear statement, accuracy and fairness, are fundamental to good journalism.
Page 32 - I believe that a journalist should write only what he holds in his heart to be true. "I believe that suppression of the news, for any consideration other than the welfare of society, is indefensible. "I believe that no one should write as a journalist what he would not say as a gentleman: that bribery by one's own pocketbook is as much to be avoided as bribery by the pocketbook of another: that individual responsibility may not be escaped by pleading another's instructions or another's dividends.
Page 33 - ... patient, always respectful of its readers but always unafraid; is quickly indignant at injustice; is unswayed by the appeal of privilege or the clamor of the mob; seeks to give every man a chance and, as far as law and honest wage and recognition of human brotherhood can make it so, an equal chance; is profoundly patriotic while sincerely promoting international good will and cementing world-comradeship; is a journalism of humanity, of and for today's world.
Page 27 - Stripped of all disguises, the process amounts to an unauthorized interference with the normal operation of complainant's legitimate business precisely at the point where the profit is to be reaped, in order to divert a material portion of the profit from those who have earned it to those who have not...
Page 19 - ... that no person shall be deprived of his life, liberty or property except by due process of law.
Page 24 - When a case is finished courts are subject to the same criticism as other people ; but the propriety and necessity of preventing interference with the course of justice by premature statement, argument, or intimidation hardly can be denied.
Page 3 - The liberty of the press shall forever remain inviolate, and all persons may freely speak, write, and publish their sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of such right.
Page 78 - Lippi neon's new gazetteer; a complete pronouncing gazetteer or geographical dictionary of the world, containing the most recent and authentic information respecting the countries, cities, towns, resorts, islands, rivers, mountains, seas, lakes, etc. in every portion of the globe ; ed.
Page 19 - It is the pride of the constitution of this country that all causes should be decided by jurors, who are chosen in a manner which excludes all possibility of bias, and who are chosen by ballot, in order to prevent any possibility of their being tampered with. But if an individual can break down any of those safeguards which the constitution has so wisely and...
Page 33 - I believe that the journalism which succeeds best— and best deserves success — fears God and honors man; is stoutly independent, unmoved by pride of opinion or greed of power, constructive, tolerant but never careless, self-controlled, patient, always respectful of its readers but always unafraid; is quickly indignant at injustice; is unswayed by the appeal of privilege or the clamor of the mob; seeks to give every man a chance and, as far as law and honest wage and recognition of human brotherhood...

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