Missouri School of Journalism doctoral candidate wins coveted dissertation award from American Academy of Advertising

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (March 18, 2024) — Evgeniia Belobrovkina, a doctoral candidate at the Missouri School of Journalism, has won the American Academy of Advertising’s (AAA) Doctoral Dissertation Grant Competition, a prestigious honor that comes with funding supporting the continuation of groundbreaking research and initiatives. Belobrovkina is the fifth doctoral candidate from the … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students showcase research at conferences around the country

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (March 7, 2024) — Students at the Missouri School of Journalism are traveling to research conferences this week, where they will present graduate and undergraduate work on a variety of topics related to journalism and strategic communication — some representing undergraduates’ first forays into academic research. “Our students’ presence in … Continued

Scholarship helps Missouri School of Journalism graduate student document stories of people living with dementia and their caregivers in rural America

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2024) — William Clayton Steward, a graduate student at the Missouri School of Journalism studying photojournalism, knows caring for a loved one with dementia is challenging. Access to vital care is generally more challenging in farming communities and small towns, leaving caregivers to do their best with what they have available. … Continued

Adam Goldstein earns Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (May 1, 2023) — Adam Goldstein, a master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, has won the 2023 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship, which comes with a $5,000 stipend to support the reporting of a science, health or environmental story anywhere in the world. The news was announced on April … Continued

School of Journalism to recognize 487 candidates at May graduation ceremony

The program will begin at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Mizzou Arena The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 487 May and August graduates at its 9 a.m. commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 14, at Mizzou Arena on the University of Missouri campus. Seating is open, and no tickets are required. Guests can enter the arena for … Continued

News media’s racial reckoning

George Floyd aftermath changed the question from what can be said, to what must be said By Emeri Burks Emeri Burks conducted in-depth interviews with 12 journalists as part of her work to earn a master’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism. Burks is currently an independent journalist publishing under the label EB Words (ebwords.org) … Continued