Nation’s Leading Journalists and Communicators to Join Missouri School of Journalism and Reynolds Journalism Institute in Planning for Industry’s Future

Futures Forum Held in Conjunction with Sept. 10-12 Celebration Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — With journalism at a historic juncture marked by dynamic change, the world’s first school of journalism is bringing more than 100 of the world’s top journalists – many of them alumni – to the University of Missouri campus to lead … Continued

Leading Advertising, Public Relations and Marketing Executives to Lead Roundtable Discussion on Ethics

Event Part of Missouri School of Journalism Sept. 11 Futures Forum Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 3, 2008) — As the promise of social media and other online communication opportunities expands, many companies are asking about an enhanced role for advertising and communications ethics. Several top advertising, public relations and marketing professionals will gather at the Missouri … Continued

Founding Dean of World’s First School of Journalism to Be Honored with Bronze Bust

Ceremony to Take Place During Missouri Journalism Centennial and Dedication Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 29, 2008) — The man who founded the world’s first school of journalism and was instrumental in spreading journalism education across the globe will be memorialized with a bronze bust in Walter Williams Hall, his namesake at the Missouri School of Journalism. … Continued

Top Health Communicators and Journalists to Discuss Industry Issues and Innovation at Missouri School of Journalism Centennial and RJI Dedication Celebration

CDC, NIH Communicators and Health Journalists Participate in Interactive Discussions Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 29, 2008) — In a world where online health information is at the public’s fingertips, issues of accuracy, ethics and responsibility in health communication and reporting are integral to planning for the industry’s future. Several of the nation’s top health communicators and … Continued

Dale R. Spencer, Legendary Missouri Journalism Communication Law Professor, Honored in Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2008) — The legacy of Professor Dale R. Spencer, who was considered a national expert on communication law and libel, will be recognized in the new Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. Family and friends have established the Dale R. Spencer Free-Press Studies Endowment and named … Continued

Health Journalists Face Translation Challenge, Missouri Journalism Researchers Find

Majority of Health Journalists Lack Specialized Training, Nearly Half Not Familiar with Health Literacy By Emily Smith MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2008) — The media constantly inform the public of new health information, but many Americans have difficulty recognizing what they should, or should not do to improve their health. Missouri School … Continued

MU to Celebrate Centennial of World’s First Journalism School and Dedication of Journalism’s Advanced Studies Center

Event to Focus on Journalism for a Digital Globe Columbia, Mo. (Aug, 22, 2008) — More than 35 interactive journalism sessions, 27 technology discussions, 11 museum exhibits and displays, five live performances, two unique dining experiences and the grand opening of the premier advanced studies center for journalism will take place Sept. 10-12 as the … Continued

Missouri’s First Newspaper to Be on Display during Missouri Journalism Centennial/Dedication Celebration

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 19, 2008) — An original copy of the Missouri Gazette, published in 1808 as the first newspaper in Missouri, will be on display throughout the Missouri School of Journalism Centennial and the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) Dedication Celebration to be held Sept. 10-12 at the University of Missouri. Datelined “St. Louis, Louisiana,” the … Continued