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12 Most Popular Colleges For Journalism In 2012: StateUniversity.com

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There are a couple professions with approval ratings so low, one might wonder why anyone would head to college with a goal to work towards those careers: politicians and journalists.

Congress currently has an approval rating of 14 percent. Journalists aren't as bad off, but according to Gallup polling, U.S. distrust of mass media is on a steady increase.

Still, thousands of eager young news gatherers head to college with aspirations of becoming a reporter. These are the 12 schools that have the most students studying journalism, according to StateUniversity.com, in the slideshow below.

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Editor's Note: An earlier version of the slideshow above contained figures of enrollment from StateUniversity.com. They have been removed pending confirmation or clarification from the website.

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