Journalists, Legal Experts Wrangle with the First Amendment and Social Media

At top right, Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources,” delivers the 2019 Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium keynote address. At bottom, Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism and event organizer Barbara Cochran and Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius listen attentively. Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. … Continued

DC Symposium to Discuss Social Media and the First Amendment

The Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan symposium “Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment” will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide, is the scheduled keynote speaker. Barbara Cochran, … Continued

Journalism School to Host Journalist and Author Lisa Palmer

Journalist and author Lisa Palmer will speak at 6 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium, 88 Gannett Hall on the University of Missouri Columbia campus. Palmer’s lecture, part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture Series, is free and open to the public. Drawing on Her Global Reporting, Palmer Will Discuss the Future of Food Security and Sustainable … Continued

Novak Leadership Institute Provides Training to Special Olympics Missouri

Now in its third year, the Special Olympics Athlete Leadership Program known as ALPs U played host to more than 30 Special Olympics Missouri athletes and families March 8-10 on the Mizzou campus. Student scholars from the School’s Novak Leadership Institute experienced first-hand the value of volunteering, leading and mentoring others. The 3-Day Athlete Leadership … Continued

Columbia Missourian to Host Scripps Regional Spelling Bee March 13 on the MU Campus

Since 1941, the Scripps National Spelling Bee program has been promoting literacy among elementary and middle school students. The Columbia Missourian will host 55 students from eight Missouri counties at the regional qualifying event to be held on Wednesday, March 13, in the Geological Sciences building on the Mizzou Campus. 55 Students from 8 Mid-Missouri … Continued

Missouri’s Scholastic Journalism Programs to Be Recognized on March 9

More than 200 high school journalism and yearbook advisers and their students will be on hand as Missouri men’s basketball takes on Ole Miss Saturday, March 9 at Mizzou Arena. More Than 200 Advisers and Students Will Be on Hand at the Men’s Basketball Game Against Ole Miss at Mizzou Arena Columbia, Mo. (March 5, … Continued

MOJO Ad Hosts Strategic Communication Career Fest

Students network with agency recruiters from across the country in order to “level up” their futures By Mackenzie Chaney, Callie Hines and Brooke Saharovici Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism brought students and recruiters together for a successful day of networking at the annual Strategic Communication Career Fest on Feb. … Continued

Advertising Scholar on Consumer Behavior to Present on Tuesday, March 19

Internationally-recognized scholar and author Ronald J. Faber will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program from noon to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 19, in the Fred W. Smith Forum of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. Faber’s presentation is free and open to the public. Ron Faber Will … Continued

Visual Arts Showcase Allows Photojournalism Student to Display Her Artistic Side

Encouraged as a high schooler to pursue art school, photojournalism sophomore and second-year Discovery Fellow Emmalee Reed chose instead to pursue her creative side via real-world media outlets at the Missouri School of Journalism. Emmalee Reed and Two Other J-Schoolers Among 50 Competing for $8K in Professional Development Awards By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Feb. … Continued

Wall Street Journal Multimedia Editor to Headline Statewide ‘J-Day’ March 25, 2019

J-Day, an annual Missouri Interscholastic Press Association statewide event hosting more than 1,500 high school students, will be held Monday, March 25, on the University of Missouri’s Columbia campus. Mizzou Alumni Brian McGill, BJ ’02, Covers Politics and Policy, Attended ‘J-Day’ as a KC-Area High School Student Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 6, 2019) — Brian McGill, … Continued