The Tina Hills Fellowship for Latin American Journalists

Deadline Extended to Feb. 18 for Fall 2005 Applications Español Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism announces a call for a new round of applications for the Tina Hills Fellowship for Latin American journalists interested in earning a master’s or doctoral degree at the world’s first journalism school. The fellowship … Continued

Beca Tina Hills para Periodistas Latinoamericanos

Candidatos para el programa que comienza en Agosto de 2005 tienen tiempo hasta el 18 de Febrero para enviar sus postulaciones. English La Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad de Missouri anuncia la beca Tina Hills destinada a periodistas latinoamericanos que tengan interés en obtener una maestría o un doctorado en la facultad de periodismo … Continued

Don Ranly Steps Down as Head of Magazine Sequence

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2004) — When Don Ranly decided to step down as head of the magazine sequence earlier this fall, he had held the position for 27 years, making him the school’s longest-serving administrator. Though he is ready to leave the day-to-day demands of running a sequence to his successor, Jan Colbert, his … Continued

McKean Receives MU Teaching with Technology Award

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2004) — Mike McKean, an associate professor in the broadcast news department, has been selected as one of the recipients for the new 2004 Innovator Awards for Advancing Teaching with Technology. This award provides special recognition for faculty who have exhibited a broader college or campus impact on the effective use … Continued

New Magazine Department Head Named

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 4, 2004) — Associate Professor Jan Colbert has been named head of the magazine sequence at the Missouri School of Journalism. She succeeds Don Ranly, who has stepped down after more than two decades as head. As chair, Colbert will oversee administrative activities of the department and serve as the liaison between … Continued

Journalism Graduate Students Receive NNAF Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2004) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students were the first to be designated as National Newspaper Association Foundation Alan Cruikshank Scholars during the organization’s 118th annual convention in Denver. Kimberlee Belcher and Shannan Wheaton were on hand at the convention to meet the man in whose name the award was named. … Continued

New Presidential Photo Exhibit to Be Displayed at Debates

By Jessica Pollard MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 24, 2004) — From the iconographic to the unexpected, 67 photographs of presidents including Franklin D. Roosevelt and George W. Bush have been arranged in an exhibit that will be featured at presidential debates in the upcoming weeks. “The Presidential Image: 60 Years of the Best … Continued

Topic of Accuracy Discussed at Chicago Conversation

Chicago (Sept. 23, 2004) — Journalists and other media watchers recently discussed the impact of journalistic blunders on media credibility. The seminar, “Accuracy: What It Is and Who Decides,” was held Sept. 23 in Chicago as part of the Journalism in the 21st Century conversations sponsored by the Missouri School of Journalism. Addressing the question were … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Presents 2004 Honor Medals

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 20, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism will present the 2004 Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism to six individuals and one news magazine. The Missouri School of Journalism has awarded the Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism annually since 1930. More than 425 distinguished journalists, advertising … Continued

Chicago Forum to Target Accuracy in Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2004) — A group of journalists and media-watchers will discuss “Accuracy: What It Is and Who Decides” at a seminar hosted by the Missouri School of Journalism. The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 22, at the Metropolitan Club in Chicago (67th floor, Sears Tower, 233 South Wacker Drive) with … Continued