If Facebook Use Causes Envy, Depression Could Follow

Users Should Be Aware of Why People Use Facebook to Avoid Feelings of Envy By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 4, 2015) — Browsing Facebook has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people. Because so many people engage with the website daily, researchers are interested in how emotionally involved … Continued

Master’s Student to Represent the School in News21 Program

Josh Benson Will Report and Produce Multimedia Projects for Major National Media By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2015) — Master’s student Josh Benson will represent the Missouri School of Journalism in the prestigious News21 program for 2015. Benson is one of 20 students from 18 universities selected for the program, which gives talented … Continued

iPhone Separation Linked to Anxiety, Poor Cognitive Performance

Research Suggests iPhone Users Avoid Parting with Their Phones During Daily Situations that Involve a Great Deal of Attention By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2015) — Cell phone use has become a common part of life as mobile devices have become one of the most popular ways to communicate. Even … Continued

NPR Series Benefits from Graduate Student’s Data Journalism Skills

Anna Boiko-Weyrauch, MA ’13, Analyzed Government Data to Show How Accidents, Injuries and Violations Harm Miners By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 25, 2014) — A recent NPR series on delinquent mine owners benefitted from the data journalism skills of a Missouri School of Journalism graduate student. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch, MA ’13, worked on the series as … Continued

Master’s Student Publishes iBook Showcasing Photos, Writing of Jack and Dorothy Fields

Jonathan Stephanoff Also Curated an Exhibit of the Fields’ Work at the McDougall Center Gallery By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2014) — The stunning blue vistas, animated faces and written compositions from husband-wife photographer-writer team Jack and Dorothy Fields are now available in iBook form, thanks to Jonathan Stephanoff, MA ’14. The Fieldses … Continued

6 Missouri Journalism Graduate Students Attend White House Correspondents Dinner

President and Mrs. Obama Recognize the Scholarship Winners Washington, DC (May 8, 2014) — Six Missouri School of Journalism graduate students met, hugged and posed for photos with President and Mrs. Obama at the White House Correspondents Dinner held May 3 in Washington. The annual dinner for journalists, government officials and invited guests may make … Continued

Missouri Journalism Scholars to Present 39 Papers at the International Communication Association Conference

Theme of ‘Communication and the Good Life’ Allows Exploration of the Challenges of the New Media Environment By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present 39 papers at the 64th annual conference of the International Communication Association, which begins May 22 in Seattle. The … Continued

Edward Hart Named 2014 Winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing

Judges Describe His Work as Compelling, Detailed and Masterful Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2014) — Graduate student Edward Hart is the 2014 winner of the Atwater Prize for Writing, an award given in honor of the late Jim Atwater, former dean and faculty member of the Missouri School of Journalism. Hart, BJ ’13, will complete … Continued

Journalism Graduate Students and Alumni Present 8 Papers at the International Public Relations Research Conference in Miami

The Venue Is Devoted Entirely to Research in Public Relations Columbia, Mo. (April 9, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate students and alumni presented eight peer-reviewed papers at the 17th annual International Public Relations Research Conference in Miami. The theme for this year’s meeting was “Public Relations in a More Transparent Age.” The IPRRC … Continued

Doctoral Student Wins 3 Awards at the American Academy of Advertising Annual Conference

Eunjin (Anna) Kim Recognized for Doctoral Proposal and Best Conference Paper, Receives Travel Grant By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (April 8, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism doctoral student Eunjin (Anna) Kim won three awards at the 2014 American Academy of Advertising annual conference: the Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Award, Best Conference Paper and the Graduate … Continued