Karen Pensiero, Wall Street Journal veteran, to deliver Missouri School of Journalism commencement address

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Dec. 11, 2023) — Karen Pensiero, BJ ’85, former managing editor and 38-year veteran of the Wall Street Journal, will deliver the alumni address at the Missouri School of Journalism’s winter commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 16, at 11 a.m. “Karen’s long and storied career of leadership at the Journal … Continued

Mississippi River Basin Ag and Water Desk to host webinar discussing research on attitudes toward environment, media in the river basin

By Austin Fitzgerald On Nov. 14 at noon, the Missouri School of Journalism’s Mississippi River Basin Ag & Water Desk will host Assistant Professor Kate Rose for a webinar covering her recently announced research into public perceptions of the environment and news media in the river basin. The webinar will be free and open to … Continued

Statehouse Reporting Conference brings journalism faculty from all over country to Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2023) — In late September, about 30 journalism faculty from universities around the country gathered at the Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute to share their knowledge and experiences with statehouse reporting. At a time when coverage of state capitols increasingly falls on the shoulders of nonprofit … Continued

IRE-Mizzou Watchdog Seminar: Uncovering radioactive pollution in St. Louis

A photo taken in 1960 of deteriorating steel drums containing radioactive residues near Coldwater Creek, by the Mallinckrodt-St. Louis Sites Task Force Working Group | State Historical Society of Missouri, Kay Drey Mallinckrodt Collection, 1943-2006 The Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism presents a behind-the-scenes look at an explosive investigative reporting project … Continued

Duy Linh Tu and Sebastian Tuinder, environmental reporting duo, to deliver Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Sept. 20, 2023) — Duy Linh Tu and Sebastian Tuinder, multimedia journalists who have covered science and the climate for national news publications, will deliver the Missouri School of Journalism’s Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture on Thursday, Oct. 5, in Smith Forum. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m., with free … Continued