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Missouri School of Journalism Says More Than Half of Recent Grads Find Jobs, Thank You Very Much

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The Missouri School of Journalism places just 53 percent of its graduates into jobs or continuing education programs within six months of graduation, according to the Mizzou Destination Study we reported on last week.

But looking at placement rates over a longer period of time shows a more optimistic picture for J-School graduates, as we learned in a conversation with Associate Dean Brian Brooks.

Compared to other academic colleges that were in Mizzou's Destination Study, the University of Missouri School of Journalism is consistently at or near the bottom in terms of placement rate, year after year. But in an interview, Brooks contended the destination study doesn't show the whole picture.

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