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Waynedale History

COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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The History of Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 28, 1966: The day of personal independent journalism in its former sense has disappeared, and we are confronted with what is called institutional journalism. Personal journalism was much more interesting; and, in a day when there were no radios or TVs more influential than today's papers. Today's newspaper people have a great trust and responsibility. They must be a moral, broadly educated...

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COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne was first presented before the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 22, 1966, by Herbert Bredemeir, a long time local journalist: Another who had but short journalistic experience in Fort Wayne but who accomplished much after leaving the city was William Rockhill Nelson. He served for a while with the Fort Wayne Sentinel. In 1880 he established the Kansas City Evening Star. Nelson demonstrated that a newspaper could be cheap in price without being cheap in quality...

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COLORFUL JOURNALISM

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Colorful Journalism in Fort Wayne, was presented before the Fort Wayne Quest Club on January 22, 1966 by Herbert Bredemeir: An early editor of the News was Jessie Austin Greene, who was born in Indianapolis March 3, 1867, the son of a pioneer Methodist minister. He graduated from Wabash College and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. For a while he tried teaching at Oregon, Missouri High School and then entered newspaper work at Crawfordsville, becoming editor of the Crawfordsville Journal in 1898. In...

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