As members of the Big ‘M’ of the Midwest, these Missouri School of Journalism students march to a different beat

By Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 15, 2020) — Surely every Missouri School of Journalism student knows this expression: “Wise shall be the bearers of instruments.” It’s engraved in stone over the Journalism Arch, right? OK, I kid. The stone lettering actually reads “Wise shall be the bearers of light.” But for several journalism and … Continued

Six films produced by Missouri School of Journalism students headed to St. Louis International Film Festival in November

Students gain hands-on experience while directing emotional films. Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 14, 2020) — Six documentary films created by Missouri School of Journalism students that premiered during the Stronger than Fiction 2020 Documentary Film Festival are headed to the St. Louis International Film Festival. The 29th annual film festival is taking place Nov. 5 – … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism scholar team finds early foreign correspondents often came from socially less advantaged groups

Allowing journalists to ‘immerse’ rather than parachute crucial to ‘informing public opinions and international relations’ Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 8, 2020) — The Americans who made their way to China during the first half of the 20th century to become foreign correspondents came from many walks of life to get there. Despite being from socially less … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism production studio at RJI receives facelift

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 5, 2020) — The production studio at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism has received a facelift. Thanks to the upgrades, staff will now be able to deliver a product more in line with what audiences are accustomed to seeing online and on … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism’s community newspaper, the Columbia Missourian, wins a record 79 Missouri Press Association awards

By Cheri Eichholz Cherry Columbia Missourian Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2020) — The Columbia Missourian, including Vox Magazine, won a record 79 awards Thursday in the Missouri Press Association‘s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest, including the gold cup award given to the news organization with the most awards in its division. The Missourian swept eight categories, … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism and Vox Magazine students win 6 awards, 3 honorable mentions in national contest

Missouri students received hands-on training – and won six awards and three honorable mentions from AEJMC along the way – while producing and designing the winning content for Vox Magazine, a cross-platform city magazine providing insight on local news and culture. Students gain hands-on experience as they learn how to write long-form journalism, observe the … Continued

The Missouri School of Journalism celebrates 112 years of excellence with newly-formed endowment to support the Missouri Method

From now through September 30, J-School alumni are encouraged to celebrate their Missouri Method experience and support future generations of students with a gift of $19.08 to the School in honor of its founding year. Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2020) — Today, the Missouri School of Journalism is celebrating Founder’s Day and 112 years of … Continued