2 Master’s Students Selected for Dow Jones News Fund Data Journalism Program

Master’s students Alexander Derosier and Iuliia Alieva, selected for Dow Jones News Fund summer internships, are among 18 students who will work as data journalists in newsrooms across the country. School, Investigative Reporters and Editors to Serve as National Training Site for Summer Interns By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (March. 9, 2017) — Two Missouri … Continued

Alumna Who Led Panama Papers Project Wins International Award

Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, Will Moderate a Panel on Investigative Reporting Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2016) — The Alfred Friendly Foundation will present Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, with the Susan Talalay Award for Outstanding Journalism on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Washington, D.C. The Alfred … Continued

Students Create New Guide to Covering Race and Hunger

Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight Provides Resources for Journalists Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2016) — A new online guide to help journalists covering race and hunger is now available on the Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight website. The site was produced by Missouri School of Journalism students in a semester-long capstone course, in cooperation … Continued

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