Roger Fidler Named Inaugural Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2004) — Roger Fidler has been named the inaugural Visiting Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. He plans to launch the world’s first live digital newspaper edition through the school’s community daily, the Columbia Missourian, as his Fellow’s project. The Reynolds Institute is a new center … Continued

The 8th Edition of The Art of Editing Published

Journalism Faculty Member Brian Brooks Co-authors New Edition of Leading Editing Text Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2004) — The Art of Editing, the 8th edition of the leading text on the subject, addresses convergence that is taking place among print media, radio and television, and the Web. The book is co-authored by Brian S. Brooks, a news-editorial … Continued

Missouri Faculty and Students Win Awards, Present Papers at Professional Conference

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2004) –– Missouri School of Journalism faculty and students received 14 awards, served as panelists, moderators and discussants for 15 sessions, were elected to serve in 10 leadership positions and presented 50 papers and creative projects at the recent Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual convention held in Toronto. The … Continued

Wal-Mart Provides School with $50,000 for Minority Scholarships

Missouri One of 10 Journalism Programs Selected Nationwide Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 9, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism is one of 10 select journalism programs nationwide to receive $50,000 for minority scholarships from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. The universities were selected based on the quality of their journalism programs and student demographics. The three-year scholarship program … Continued

New Website Promotes Understanding of Arthritis to Journalists and Public

Columbia, Mo. (July 28, 2004) — The Missouri Arthritis Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (MARRTC) at the University of Missouri-Columbia is launching a new website as part of their nationwide campaign to improve media coverage on arthritis and arthritis-related disabilities. Designed to help both members of the media and the public in their understanding of arthritis and … Continued

Magazine Faculty Member Receives Campus Teaching Award

Columbia, Mo. (June 25, 2004) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Jennifer Moeller has received the 2003-04 Provost Outstanding Junior Faculty Teaching Award for her superior teaching and advising on the University of Missouri-Columbia campus. “Jen works as hard as any faculty member I have ever seen, and she goes beyond the call of duty every day,” said … Continued

Kyle Palmer Wins $10,000 Scholarship

Columbia, Mo. (June 23, 2004) – Kyle Palmer, a senior broadcast news student at the Missouri School of Journalism, is one of the “Top Ten” Scripps Howard Foundation national scholarship winners. Earlier this year, Palmer won an individual award in the Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio-Television News Directors Association. His entry in the … Continued

Missouri Journalism Wins Hearst Overall Intercollegiate Competition

Columbia, Mo. (June 21, 2004) — The Missouri School of Journalism won the overall intercollegiate competition in the 2003-04 Hearst Journalism Awards Program and placed second in the overall writing category. Often called “The Pulitzers of College Journalism,” the Hearst program holds year-long competitions in writing, photography and broadcast news. Journalism schools accumulating the most points earned … Continued

Four Missouri Journalism Students Win in Hearst National Championships

Columbia, Mo. (June 21, 2004) — Four Missouri School of Journalism students placed in the Hearst National Writing, Photojournalism and Broadcast News Championships. The Championships, the culmination of the 2003-04 journalism awards program, with more than 100 undergraduate colleges and universities competing under the auspices of the Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, … Continued

Ross Todd Named Finalist in Religion News Association National Contest

Columbia, Mo. (June 17, 2004) –Ross Todd, a Missouri School of Journalism graduate student, is a finalist in the Religion News Association 2004 Contests for excellence in religion reporting in the general circulation news media. Todd is one of 10 finalists for the Chandler Award for Student Reporter of the Year in Religion News contest. His … Continued