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Student journalism advocate dies

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Bob Cook, Jan 8, 2007.

  1. Bob Cook

    Bob Cook Active Member


    Louis Inglehart created Ball State's journalism school, and helped to found the Student Press Law Center. He was an advocate for high school and college journalism students in Indiana and throughout the nation.
  2. MGoBlue

    MGoBlue Member

    I wonder if Whitlock knew him?
    Jason? You there?
  3. Pops

    Pops Member

    I'll leave the "boom goes the dynamite" crack to someone else ...
  4. HejiraHenry

    HejiraHenry Well-Known Member

    Did he try to talk young Gene Policinski into another line of work besides newspapers? If he did, then he's my hero.
  5. Football_Bat

    Football_Bat Well-Known Member

    For better or worse, Ball State's J-school budged the needle.

  6. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

    When I was a mere student journalist, the Student Press Law Center helped me out with some very good advice at a time when I and my paper desperately needed it. Nothing but good things to say about that outfit, and I'm very glad people like Mr. Inglehart got the center going. Without it, we wouldn't have known what our legal options were (and, unofficially, I got some very good ideas about working the rumor mill that made a good number of student government types squirm). Possibly the only time in my alma mater's history that the editor of the campus newspaper was the BMOC because he not only knew where all the bodies were buried, but knew who buried them and had a map to the grave sites. ;D

    RIP, Mr. Inglehart.
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