William Allen White

William Allen White was one of the greatest journalists of all time. Beginning his career in 1892, as an editorial writer for the Kansas City Star, he brought an innovative approach to the world of journalism.

His straightforward coverage of controversial issues, combined with an often blunt writing style, set him apart from other journalists of his time.

White's legacy of excellent journalism continues today through the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas.
 

 


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The William Allen White School of Journalism
And Mass Communications

University of Kansas
Stauffer-Flint Hall
1435 Jayhawk Blvd.
Lawrence, KS 66045-7575

Phone: (785) 864-4755
Email: jschool@ku.edu

The Emporia Gazette
517 Merchant St
Emporia, KS 66801-7213
Phone: (620) 342-4800

Email: walker@emporiagazette.com


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The journalism school's new minimester allows students to complete a class online between semesters
The school launched its journalism Ph.D. program in 2012
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined