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j-schoolIf J schools have heart strings, then UC Berkeley’s have been pulled, stretched and tangled far past the point of breaking. After having one suitor icily retract her acceptance, and then a year later regathering its pride upon receiving a massive applicant pool, only to have the three front runners bail at the last minute, Berkeley’s Graduate school of Journalism probably exhaled palmward a few times to check for institutional halitosis. After all this, on Thursday they finally settled on Neil Henry, who (ironically?) hadn’t actually applied. Somehow this seems like yet another burn; we’re just not sure to whom. read more »