Two at Missouri School of Journalism receive MU Connect Champions Award

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (August 16, 2022) — Two people at the Missouri School of Journalism have received the 2022 MU Connect Champions Award from Mizzou’s Office of Undergraduate Studies. Laura Johnston — associate professor and associate chair for journalism professions — and academic advisor Lauren Pike represent distinct aspects of MU Connect, an … Continued

Gregory Scholars program offers paid research experience at Missouri School of Journalism to students from any school or college at Mizzou

Applications are now open; the deadline to apply is Sept. 10 Columbia, Mo. (August 5, 2022) — Shelly Rodgers, professor and Maxine Wilson Gregory Chair in Journalism Research at the Missouri School of Journalism, is spearheading a new effort to get undergraduate and graduate students involved in research. The Gregory Scholars program is a paid … Continued

Man or machine

Today, AI machines designed to perform the communicator role are generating news content independent of humans. That means AI is the medium and the messenger, giving human journalists a new synthetic partner programmed to aid in news gathering. New study from Missouri School of Journalism finds many Americans are unaware of the role Artificial Intelligence … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students, alumni win awards, present work at annual AEJMC conference

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 26, 2022) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present 97 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference, Aug. 3-6. In addition, 61 Missouri journalism scholars will serve as moderators, discussants, and panelists during the four-day conference, the first in-person … Continued

Reach for the stars

Katy Mersmann, an alumna of the Missouri School of Journalism, is a social media specialist at NASA where she has been supporting the James Webb Space Telescope’s social media efforts Mizzou alumna helps share first stunning images from the Webb Space Telescope as social media specialist with NASA By Sara Diedrich Before sharing the first … Continued

Spring 2022 AdZou students gain hands-on research and advertising campaign development experience

Gregory Scholars team: Top row (left to right): Jami Robben, Emma Grant, Morgan Mizouni, Davin Ahuja, Abby Werner; Bottom row (left to right): Julia Patterson, Gabriella Salinas By Claire Hamlin Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2022) — More than 100 students at the Missouri School of Journalism gained hands-on experience during their spring semester developing advertising … Continued

Missouri Business Alert awarded another grant from Kauffman Foundation, bringing total support to nearly $2 million

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 19, 2022) — Missouri Business Alert, a digital business journalism newsroom housed at the Missouri School of Journalism, has received a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for the seventh straight year. The $750,000 grant comes as the newsroom marks its tenth year covering news and entrepreneurship in … Continued

3 to receive Missouri Honor Medals for Distinguished Service in Journalism

2022 honorees include two individuals and one nonprofit media organization By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (July 14, 2022) — The Missouri School of Journalism has announced the 2022 recipients of the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service, a prestigious award recognizing lifetime or superior achievement in journalism or strategic communication. Two individuals and a nonprofit … Continued