Missouri School of Journalism Professor Margaret Duffy presents research at Oxford University

Her talk centered on her research findings concerning corporate reputation management in a social media world. By Jerome Duggan Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Margaret Duffy recently presented her research at the Oxford Center for Corporate Reputation conference earlier this year. The Oxford Center is an independent research center within Oxford … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present More Than 60 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers at the AEJMC conference Aug. 7-10 in Toronto, Canada. Dean David Kurpius will co-host a reception along with several SEC schools for convention-goers from 6:45-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Six papers earned … Continued

More than victims: Migration images provide a chance to tell a greater story

An analysis of the 2015 Syrian exodus shows that how photographers frame migrants in photos matters By Cailin Riley MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2019) — One of the most devastating images from 2015 shows a three-year-old boy, Alan Kurdi, facedown and unmoving on a beach in Turkey. Alan had drowned during an … Continued

Journalists, Legal Experts Wrangle with the First Amendment and Social Media

At top right, Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources,” delivers the 2019 Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium keynote address. At bottom, Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism and event organizer Barbara Cochran and Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius listen attentively. Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. … Continued

Journalism Professor named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advertising

Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, is the third woman and first individual from Mizzou to serve as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Advertising, a quarterly, peer-reviewed international academic journal covering advertising theories and their relationship with practice. Shelly Rodgers to serve three-year term. Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic … Continued

Journalism Undergrad Co-Publishes Research in Academic Journal

Missouri junior Caroline Dade, who admits she likes dense academic reports, says she has enjoyed being able to “bridge a gap” between the journalism industry and academia with her research. For Caroline Dade, Research ‘Bridges Gap’ between Academia and Journalism Industry By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 6, 2018) — Tucked among the names of … Continued

Top Awards and Numerous Paper Presentations Among Missouri’s Highlights at Upcoming Academic Conference

The annual Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention will be held in Washington, D.C., Aug. 6-9. Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius will host a reception for convention-goers from 7-8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8, in room W107, at the Renaissance Hotel Downtown. The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Convention … Continued

Journalism Student Takes Deep Dive into Research, Learns Time Management Skills as Discovery Fellow

After reading a report on Reuters that highlighted European media outlets, 2017-18 MU Honors College Discovery Fellow Anna Lewis was inspired to learn what kinds of pay models U.S. news outlets utilize. Assessing Newspaper Pay Models, Anna Lewis Battled Poorly-Designed Websites While Balancing Other Coursework By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2018) — As … Continued

Associate Professor Tim Vos Elected to AEJMC Leadership Position

Tim Vos, elected to serve as vice president of AEJMC, is the Wallace Turner Memorial Faculty Fellow and chair of the journalism studies faculty. He Will Serve as Vice President; Become President in 2020 Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2018) — Associate Professor Tim Vos has been elected to serve as Vice President of the Association … Continued