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Journalism - Journalism Library Collections

This is a guide to the different book collections that are available at the Journalism Library

The Betty Houchin Winfield, PhD Political Communication and Mass Media Collection

Betty Winfield

When Betty Houchin Winfield, PhD, a specialist in political communication and mass media history, retired in 2011, she entrusted her life’s collection of books and videos to the safekeeping of the Journalism Library at the University of Missouri.  Students and scholars across many disciplines benefit from this amazing collection, which is deep in areas of political communication and mass media history and broad in the wide range of topics, she collected.

 In addition to the books she collected, the Journalism Library holds copies of each of the books she authored:  FDR and the News MediaBleep! Censoring Rock and Rap, The Edward R. Murrow Heritage:  Challenge for the Future and Journalism -1908:  Birth of a Profession. 

Read more about Dr. Winfield

See a list of titles in her collection

Dedication of the Betty Houchin Winfield Collection

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Journalism Library

Library: 573-882-7502

Vera Elwood
Head, Journalism Library

103A Reynolds Journalism Institute
Phone: 573-882-6591

Sandy Schiefer
Journalism Librarian
103B Reynolds Journalism Institute
Library: 573-882-0660


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