Great moments in the intellectual history of journalism?

I was working on my PowerPoint for my presentation today at the AEJMC convention, trying to find online photos of University of Wisconsin journalism instruction pioneer Willard Bleyer and found a Wisconsin page that mentioned that he and First Amendment theorist and philosopher Alexander Meiklejohn overlapped in their time at Wisconsin, and that both were involved in Wisconsin’s Experimental College, which Meiklejohn founded.

Bleyer was one of the most academically-minded early journalism educators (as opposed to the professional-instruction crowd), and Meiklejohn is a 20th-Century bigwig in the First. I wonder if there’s a paper in this, one of those meeting-of-the-minds sorts of things like The Metaphysical Club.

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