Global fellowship program brings Filipino media professional to Missouri School of Journalism to promote news literacy

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Dec. 1, 2022) — Jene-Anne Pangue, a community and civic engagement specialist at Filipino digital news website RAPPLER, worked with Professor Kathy Kiely at the Missouri School of Journalism this summer to learn about promoting news literacy and trust in journalism. Pangue arrived on campus in August on a Community … Continued

RJI Student Innovation Competition finalists using inventive journalism tools to connect communities with important services

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2022) — Nine teams from universities around the country are competing as finalists in the Reynolds Journalism Institute’s 2023 Student Innovation Competition at the Missouri School of Journalism. Each team is addressing a local need in their community through service journalism and related efforts that connect people with … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism students gain hands-on event planning experience

By Claire Hamlin The events planning and promotion course at the University of Missouri offers journalism students the opportunity to gain real-world experience in event planning. During fall 2022, students are working collaboratively to plan and promote events for two clients — American Public Square at Jewel (APS), a community organization dedicated to improving public … Continued

Partnership with NewsMatch helps Columbia Missourian deliver independent community news to mid-Missouri

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 21, 2022) — The Columbia Missourian, a digital-first community newspaper based at the Missouri School of Journalism, has partnered with NewsMatch through the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) to raise funds supporting the Missourian’s independent, public-service journalism. NewsMatch is a collaborative fundraising campaign that benefits nonprofit newsrooms in the … Continued

Juana Summers visits Missouri School of Journalism as KBIA celebrates 50 years

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 18, 2022) — As KBIA-FM continues its yearlong 50th anniversary celebration, the Missouri School of Journalism hosted KBIA alum Juana Summers, BJ ’09, the newest co-host of All Things Considered on NPR, as she spoke Thursday with students and faculty about her journey from student reporting to one of … Continued

Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture delves into Texas oil and gas industry with Amal Ahmed

Missouri School of Journalism students gained practical insights into long-form reporting, investigating and interviewing By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2022) — Environmental reporter Amal Ahmed spoke with students at the Missouri School of Journalism on Friday, Nov. 11, as part of the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Lecture series. A freelance reporter, Ahmed offered student … Continued

Doctoral fellowships at Missouri School of Journalism open doors to high-impact research

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Nov. 8, 2022) — As part of the Missouri School of Journalism’s dedication to accessible and affordable education, a number of doctoral fellowships are available for those looking for a high-impact opportunity to pursue a doctoral degree that takes education beyond the classroom. With full tuition waivers, health insurance and … Continued

Columbia Missourian wins LION Local Journalism Award for Best Collaboration

By Austin Fitzgerald The Columbia Missourian has won a LION Local Journalism Award for Collaboration of the Year, with the Missouri School of Journalism’s community newspaper winning out over professional news organizations from all over the country. The award comes with a $2,000 prize from the Knight Foundation, a nonprofit that provides support for journalism … Continued

Major Garrett parses fact from fiction in Boyd Lecture on politics and press at Missouri School of Journalism

By Austin Fitzgerald COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 26, 2022) — Major Garrett, BJ ’84, chief Washington correspondent at CBS News, returned to the Missouri School of Journalism’s Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) on Thursday, Oct. 20 for a lecture and Q&A with faculty, staff, students and the public on the subject of truth in political reporting. “I’m … Continued