Missouri School of Journalism to Offer Graduate Dual-Degree Program With MU Master of Public Health Program

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 28, 2010) — A new dual-degree master’s program in journalism and public health will open career opportunities for students interested in risk communications and public health information in the public or private sectors. Offered by the Missouri School of Journalism and University of Missouri Master of Public Health Program, enrolled students will … Continued

New Business Journalism Internship and Scholarship Programs Announced

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 15, 2010) — New business journalism opportunities – 10 summer internships and a $10,000 scholarship – will be available next year to Missouri School of Journalism students. Ten new summer internships at both traditional and non-traditional media companies will be offered. The students will work with experienced business journalists and have a … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Student Featured in New Editor & Publisher Column

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 14, 2010) — The Missouri School of Journalism was selected as the first school to participate in a new monthly column for Editor & Publisher magazine. Alex Ruppenthal The “Critical Thinking” column, which was published earlier this month, asks an undergraduate journalism student and a veteran reporter to answer a compelling question about … Continued

Print and Digital News Senior Lenny Goldman Places in the Top Ten in the Hearst Foundation’s Journalism Awards Program

By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 13, 2010) — Missouri School of Journalism student Lenny Goldman placed in the top ten in the college feature writing category in the 51st William Randolph Hearst Foundation‘s Journalism Awards Program. He will receive a certificate of merit for his seventh-place win. Print and digital news senior … Continued

Mojo Ad Provides Redbox with Creative Integrated Marketing Solutions for Their Campus Initiative

By Aleigh McKay, Krista Meany and Caitlin O’Byrne Mojo Ad Public Relations Team Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 10, 2010) — Redbox, a movie-rental industry giant with convenient and simple one-dollar rentals, looked to Mojo Ad to increase brand awareness in the college demographic and develop a plan to launch new Redbox locations on campuses nation-wide. Mojo Ad is the … Continued

Citizens Could Be Better Served with More Local, Inclusive and Interactive Public Broadcasting Systems, Missouri Journalism Professor Proposes

Washington, D.C. (Dec. 8, 2010) — Public broadcasting systems should become more local, inclusive and interactive if they are to be relevant to their communities, according to a white paper written by Barbara Cochran, the Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism. Rethinking Public Media: More Local, More … Continued

Journalists Guiltless After Latest Round of Wikileaks, MU Experts Say

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 2, 2010) — With its major release of classified U.S. government information, the Wikileaks organization has forced its way into international news again. Now that the secret diplomatic data have hit newspapers, broadcast media and Internet wires, University of Missouri free speech experts say that the journalists who have … Continued