Missouri School of Journalism partners with MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics to revolutionize research on news deserts

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Feb. 8, 2023) — An ongoing research project conducted in partnership between the Missouri School of Journalism and the MU Institute for Data Science and Informatics has received a $25,000 grant to support a more accurate method of analyzing news deserts, which arise when communities lose access to local news. … Continued

Overcoming barriers to enhance clinical trials

Two new studies from the University of Missouri School of Journalism found that using social media posts with testimonials is the best way to recruit these individuals for medical trials In two separate studies, MU researchers found testimonials on social media can help recruit much needed Black Americans and rural white men to participate in … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism in 2022

We look back at this year’s milestones and accomplishments By Austin Fitzgerald With 2022 coming to a close, the Missouri School of Journalism is looking back on a year filled with hands-on learning opportunities, industry-leading research and positive community impacts. “This has been another groundbreaking year at the School of Journalism, and I couldn’t be … Continued

Yong Volz awarded 2022 O.O. McIntyre Professorship for Teaching Excellence

By Austin Fitzgerald Yong Volz, associate professor and Roger Gafke Distinguished Faculty Fellow at the Missouri School of Journalism, is the 2022 recipient of the School’s O.O. McIntyre Professorship in recognition of teaching excellence. Volz is the 35th recipient of the award, which has been given annually since 1987 and comes with a $10,000 stipend … Continued

Elevating voices

Missouri School of Journalism associate professor travels to the Gulf Coast to research the impact of climate and environmental disasters on marginalized communities and how those events are covered by media.

Luke Capizzo brings industry experience to role as newest strategic communication faculty at Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 24, 2022) — Luke Capizzo has joined the Missouri School of Journalism’s strategic communication faculty as an assistant professor, capping a journey from the industry side of public relations to the world of research and teaching. It’s partly that journey that makes Capizzo an ideal fit for the School … Continued