Amanda Hinnant advances field of health communication with instincts of an academic, experience of a journalist

As Mizzou’s health research initiatives pick up steam, Hinnant is filling gaps in what we know about effective health messaging By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2022) — Amanda Hinnant, an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, has built her career on studying how journalists communicate health information to the public. But … Continued

MU endowed chair wins SEC award

Shuhua Zhou receives SEC Faculty Achievement Award in recognition of his 22 years of work in the SEC The Southeastern Conference announced today that Shuhua Zhou, the University of Missouri Leonard H. Goldenson Endowed Chair in Radio and Television, is the winner of the SEC’s 2022 Faculty Achievement Award. This recognition is given to one … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism researchers featured in International Communication Association conference in Paris

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 31, 2022) — Several researchers at the Missouri School of Journalism have had papers accepted to the 2022 International Communication Association conference (ICA), to be held this May in Paris, France. The ICA claims more than 6,000 members from 80 countries, and the 72nd annual conference will center around the theme, One … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism graduate helping journalists cope with trauma

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2022) — In April 2013, less than five years after she had earned her bachelor’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sarah French was on the ground covering the Boston Marathon bombing. As the aftermath of the tragedy unfolded, the traumatic experience of covering the story had … Continued

Shelly Rodgers and the power of communication: The Missouri School of Journalism professor finding the human stories in advertising

Journalism Dean David Kurpius (left) and Commerce Bank Chairman and CEO Teresa Maledy (right) surprised Shelly Rodgers, strategic communication professor, with the news that she received the 2018 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence. Photo: Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 6, 2022) — Shelly Rodgers’ renowned research works at the convergence of advertising and … Continued

What people value in digital news

Missouri School of Journalism researchers hope their findings can help inform the journalism industry and improve the business and design choices surrounding digital news platforms Digital news subscriptions have doubled in the past four years, but half of those gains went to the New York Times and the Washington Post alone. To find out why, … Continued