Missouri Tests Multi-Platform Storytelling Across Six Newsrooms

By Jim Flink Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. Clutter. Chaos. Copious amounts of content. News organizations are struggling right now. Struggling to connect with users, who are migrating to increasingly diverse and cluttered platforms. Struggling to migrate their staffs, sometimes chaotically, to distribute distinct, quality, multi-platform content to different and varied platforms. … Continued

$6.7 Million Gift Funds New Documentary Journalism Program at MU

New Program Made Possible by Gift from Bunim/Murray Productions Chairman and MU Alumnus Jonathan Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 11, 2014) — The University of Missouri today announced a gift of $6.7 million from Jonathan Murray, an Emmy Award-winning MU alumnus and chairman of Bunim/Murray Productions, to create a documentary journalism program in the Missouri School … Continued

Alumni Win First Place in China Academy Awards for Documentary Film

The ‘Best Foreign Language Film’ Awarded for Film on Tornado Response by The Joplin (Mo.) Globe Beijing (Jan. 14, 2014) — The China Academy Awards for Documentary Film has awarded first place in the Best Foreign Language Film category for “Deadline in Disaster,” the story produced about The Joplin (Mo.) Globe‘s response to a violent … Continued

Journalism Students Practice Reporting from Field During Spectacular Crane Migration

Columbia, Mo. (May 1, 2007) — Covering city hall, reporting on trials and profiling election candidates are beats many journalism students learn to cover. Documenting an extraordinary natural phenomenon, however, is a less typical assignment. But for a group of students from the Missouri School of Journalism and the MU Agricultural Journalism Program in the … Continued

Convergence Journalism Students Use Cutting-Edge Skills to Promote Film Festival

Missouri School of Journalism Sponsors Showcase of International Documentaries Columbia, Mo. (March 8, 2007) — A documentary about Kurt Cobain. An exhibit about death and the afterlife. State-of-the-art multimedia equipment. An increasingly prominent film festival. And the world’s first school of journalism. What do all of these have in common? A convergence journalism capstone project … Continued