Angus McDougall, a Legendary Force in Photojournalism, Dies

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 21, 2009) — Angus W. “Mac” McDougall, a legendary force in photojournalism, editing and education, died in Columbia on Thursday, Aug. 20. He was 92. McDougall set standards of excellence in photography, photo editing and photojournalism education. As a Milwaukee Journal photographer, he was an innovator in the use of high-speed strobe … Continued

Four Missouri Photojournalism Students Win in the National Hearst Journalism Awards Program

Columbia, Mo. (May 6, 2009) — Four Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism students placed in the 2008-2009 Hearst Journalism Awards Program competition. Overall the School placed in the top five of the Intercollegiate Photojournalism Competition. The winners garnered points from Hearst’s three photojournalism categorical competitions for the School’s overall placement. The Portrait/Personality and Personal Vision … Continued

Museum Exhibition Offers Unique Look into Power of Photography and Art

Images and Artwork Document Life in Missouri in Honor of World’s First School of Journalism Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 8, 2008) — A new exhibition at the University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology will test Oscar Wilde’s mantra that “life imitates art far more than art imitates life” with an unprecedented showcase of photojournalism … Continued

Around the World with Movie Director Tim Burton

Photojournalism Graduate Student Takes Unconventional Career Path Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2008) — Life behind the camera lens has taken Missouri School of Journalism graduate student Leah Gallo many places. The most recent, and possibly most unusual, began with a chance meeting of director Tim Burton and led to the set of the Oscar-winning movie … Continued

New Center to Preserve and Showcase Historical Photojournalism Collections

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 30, 2007) — An unparalleled documentary photojournalism resource at the Missouri School of Journalism will be dedicated next September during the centennial of the School and the dedication of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. The Angus and Betty McDougall Center for Photojournalism Studies, named for the renowned photography innovator and educator … Continued

Celebrated Photojournalist Delivers Two-day Seminar on Fundamentals of Web Video

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 26, 2007) — In November 1982, Time-Life photojournalist Dirck Halstead had an epiphany while shooting his first-ever video at the unveiling of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington D.C. “I became aware that as a photojournalist I had been leaving behind 50 percent of the story,” Halstead said. “This was the turning point … Continued

Journalism Students Practice Reporting from Field During Spectacular Crane Migration

Columbia, Mo. (May 1, 2007) — Covering city hall, reporting on trials and profiling election candidates are beats many journalism students learn to cover. Documenting an extraordinary natural phenomenon, however, is a less typical assignment. But for a group of students from the Missouri School of Journalism and the MU Agricultural Journalism Program in the … Continued

Judging of National College Photography Competition Now Online through Vodcasting

Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2006) — For decades Missouri School of Journalism photojournalism students have had the unique opportunity to observe and collaborate with professionals during the annual College Photographer of the Year (CPOY) contests. This opportunity is now available to anyone in the world through the technological advance of vodcasting. Remote audience members can now go … Continued

Missouri Photojournalism Students Win Pictures of the Year International Awards

By Shawn Brouwer Columbia, Mo. (April 4, 2006) — The work of more than 25 Columbia Missourian photo editors and staff photographers and a recent Missouri School of Journalism student were among the top winners at the 63rd annual Pictures of the Year International (POYi) contest. Considered one of the world’s largest and most prestigious photojournalism contests, POYi judges viewed … Continued