Insights on Internships: 5 Questions with Riley Beggin

Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Meet Riley Beggin, a second-year graduate student studying investigative reporting and radio reporting. She is interning at NPR in Washington, D.C., on the investigative unit. (Interview by Sophia Lauriello and Chad Brewster) Where are you interning, and what are you doing? On a day-to-day basis at NPR, I’ve been … Continued

Alumna Leads ‘Panama Papers’ Investigation, Shares Project with Students

Marina Walker, MA ’05, Co-Managed One of the Largest Collaborative Investigative Projects in Journalism History Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2016) — Marina Walker Guevera, MA ’05, and a 2002 Alfred Friendly Fellow from Argentina, co-managed the Panama Papers, one of the largest collaborative investigative projects in journalism history. Walker decided to become an investigative reporter … Continued

Asian-American Journalists Association Students Interview Lead Investigative Editor

Marty Baron Oversaw 2002 Catholic Church Sex Abuse Scandal; Interview Adds Depth to Academy Award-Winning Film ‘Spotlight’ By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (April 7, 2016) — Members of Asian-American Journalists Association (AAJA) Mizzou interviewed Marty Baron, who was the lead editor of the Boston Globe investigative reporting team at the time of the 2002 Catholic … Continued

Mark Horvit to Lead School’s State Government Reporting Program

He Will Create a New Model for Statehouse Coverage, Involve School’s 7 Professional Newsrooms Columbia, Mo. (March 24, 2016) — Dean David Kurpius has named Associate Professor Mark Horvit to lead the School’s State Government Reporting Program in Jefferson City, effective Aug. 15. He succeeds Phill Brooks, who directed the program from 1972 until his … Continued

Investigative Reporting Students Produce 50-Plus Stories for KOMU-TV

Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2015) — When KOMU-TV sports reporters Jay Wallis and Morgan Uber graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in May, their portfolios included an investigative report that had gained national attention. The story started with the two television journalism seniors looking at how a new football stadium might help St. Louis … Continued

Professor David Herzog Publishes Book on Data Literacy

The Guide Is Geared Toward Those Without Advanced Knowledge of Data Analysis or Statistics By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 10. 2015) — A new book by associate Professor David Herzog – “Data Literacy: A User’s Guide” – has been published by SAGE Publications. The book is an introduction to the fundamentals of data analysis, showing readers how … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism Alumni to Lead Upcoming Workshop on Data Journalism

‘Building a Web Scraper’ Will Help Students Learn How to Collect Data Sets from the Internet By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 30, 2013) – Three Missouri School of Journalism alumni – all experts in advanced data journalism – will help current students learn these skills at an Oct. 10-13 workshop on the University of … Continued