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8:49am

Mon August 27, 2012
Opinion

Burriss on Media: Mass Comm. Education

MTSU

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (BURRISS)  --  Classes start at M-T-S-U this week, and as nearly 26-thousand students come back to campus, we in the college of mass communication find ourselves facing the perennial question, "Are we a trade school or are we an academic school?"
Although the question may seem like mere ivory tower rhetoric with no practical value, in fact, the answer strikes at the very heart of what we do, and how our graduates will shape the future of our field for years to come. And, it could very well shape what you the audience see and hear across all media forms.

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