Students Learn First Hand from Magazine Representatives

Columbia, Mo. (March 12, 2004) — Representatives from more than 100 magazines met with students, conducted panels and individually spoke about various topics in the industry at the recent annual Magazine Fair held at the Missouri School of Journalism. The primary purpose of the fair is to further the education of magazine journalism students. Danita … Continued

Missouri SPJ Chapter Receives Grant, Will Host Ethicist

Columbia, Mo. (March 3, 2004) — The Society of Professional Journalists chapter recently received a $500 regional grant. The funds will be used to host a speaker as part of the organization’s 2nd Annual Ethics Week. “We’re honored to receive this award for the second time,” said Charles Davis, adviser for the Missouri School of Journalism’s … Continued

KOMU Celebrates 50 Years of News Coverage and Community Service

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2004) — KOMU, an NBC-affiliate, is the only commercial television station in the United States that uses its newsroom as a working lab for students. The station’s news department is operated by the Missouri School of Journalism. Missouri’s electronic news graduates serve in all capacities — anchors, executive producers investigative reporters, general … Continued

Journalism School Hosts C-SPAN School Bus

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 26, 2004) — A plush couch lines half the room. British, Pakistani and Iraqi political programs play on two big screen TVs built into the wall. A Broadcast News class investigates this traveling TV production studio, also known as the C-SPAN School Bus. The Missouri School of Journalism hosted the bus as … Continued

Upcoming Workshop in New York to Help Journalists Expand Skills in Convergent Media Environment

Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2003) — An upcoming workshop in New York will help journalists broaden their skill set in a convergent media environment. Sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism, “Broadcast News Reporting” will teach participants on-camera techniques such as voice-overs, narration and interviewing and how to construct a news package. As part of … Continued

J-School to Host National Geographic Photography Lecture Program

Washington (Oct. 15, 2003) — Three renowned National Geographic contributing photographers-in-residence will lead Masters of Photography workshops at the Missouri School of Journalism, aimed at both students and the university community. “Through the Lens with the Masters of Photography,” presented by Sam Abell, Karen Kasmauski and Emory Kristof, will be held Oct. 29-31. The two-day … Continued

Symposium to Discuss Freedom of Expression in a Digital World

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 13, 2003) — “Exploring Freedom of Expression in a Digital World” will be held from 2-5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Memorial Union in Jesse Wrench Auditorium (S107). The event and a reception following the discussion are free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Center for the Digital Globe, … Continued

Linda Bell Blue Returns to Missouri School of Journalism as a Professional in Residence

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2003) — Linda Bell Blue will share tips and insights from her 20-plus years in television production with students, faculty and staff of the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the school’s Professionals-in-Residence program. She will present numerous lectures and information-sharing sessions on the University of Missouri campus on Sept. … Continued

Walter Williams Honored With Bust

By Erin Foote Pursell Columbia Missourian Boonville, Mo. (Sept. 15, 2003) — A forest green shroud flapped in the light September breeze. The stern lines of a bronze sculpture could just barely be made out beneath the cloak. More than 60 people gathered on Sunday in front of Boonville’s City Hall as the green sheet … Continued

MU Students Study How to Market Marshall

By Jenny Bryers The Marshall Democrat-News Marshall, Mo. (May 30, 2003) — Hoping to draw in customers, in the case of local business owners, or high grades, for University of Missouri-Columbia marketing students, the two groups have brainstormed advertising ideas all week. The marketing class of four, including Mizzou undergraduate and graduate students, set up … Continued