Associate Professor Elizabeth Brixey awarded the 2019 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 30, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Elizabeth Brixey has received the 2019 Maxine Christopher Shutz Award and Lecture for Distinguished Teaching. The award carries with it a $2000 prize. According to the Provost‘s website, Brixey is the first journalism professor to receive this award. “I’m honored and grateful to … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Professor Margaret Duffy presents research at Oxford University

Her talk centered on her research findings concerning corporate reputation management in a social media world. By Jerome Duggan Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Margaret Duffy recently presented her research at the Oxford Center for Corporate Reputation conference earlier this year. The Oxford Center is an independent research center within Oxford … Continued

Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán awarded the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty and Creative Activity Award

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Cristina Mislán has received the 2019 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty Research and Creative Activity Award. The award is given to junior faculty, who are in the early phases of their careers, for superior research and creative activity on the University of Missouri campus. … Continued

Assistant Professor Robert Greene awarded the 2019 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the Performing Arts and the Humanities

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 18, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Robert Greene is a 2019 recipient of the Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity in the Performing Arts and the Humanities. The award provides a $1,000 stipend plus a $2,000 account for support of research. Greene serves as the filmmaker-in-chief at … Continued

School Welcomes Two New Faculty Members, Announces Promotions

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomes two new faculty members and announces promotions for five others for the 2019-20 academic year. Those promoted to the academic rank of professor are Katherine Reed, a member of the journalism professions faculty, and Jon Stemmle, member of the strategic communication faculty. Jim … Continued

Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight duties to his portfolio as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. In this role, Woelfel will be overseeing the institute’s four-drone fleet, … Continued

More than victims: Migration images provide a chance to tell a greater story

An analysis of the 2015 Syrian exodus shows that how photographers frame migrants in photos matters By Cailin Riley MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2019) — One of the most devastating images from 2015 shows a three-year-old boy, Alan Kurdi, facedown and unmoving on a beach in Turkey. Alan had drowned during an … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty Members Named 2009-2010 Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows

Columbia, Mo. (July 16, 2009) — Three members of the Missouri School of Journalism faculty are among the six Reynolds Journalism Institute Fellows (RJI) selected for the 2009-2010 academic year. The group of journalists and scholars will research new technology-based trends and methods in journalism and strategic communication. Jacqui Banaszynski, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who holds … Continued