Title

The Oral History Project: An Interview with Betty Winfield

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2011

Publication Title

American Journalism: A Journal of Media History

ISSN

2326-2486

Abstract

An interview with University of Missouri journalism professor Betty Houchin Winfield is presented. She discusses her background and interest in the study of journalism history and mass media history, her scholarship in the field, and her thoughts on classroom teaching. She states that it is important for journalists to understand their roots and that such an understanding can give journalism students confidence.

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