Research Provides New Insights into Youth and Young Adult Market

Those Ages 18 to 24 Are Creating a New Version of the American Dream, Study Finds By Kara Simon Public Relations Account Executive MOJO Ad Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2016) — The just-released State of the Youth and Young Adult (YAYA) Report can help marketers and businesses wanting to attract, hire or retain those ages … Continued

Kwon Wins $1,650 Award for Research on Luxury Brand Behaviors

American Academy of Advertising Awards Eunseon “Penny” Kwon $1,650 in National Dissertation Proposal Competition By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 1, 2016) — Eunseon “Penny” Kwon, a fourth-year doctoral student at the Missouri School of Journalism, won funding in the 2016 American Academy of Advertising doctoral dissertation proposal competition. For Kwon’s dissertation, titled “Consumers’ Social Media … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Offers Nuclear Energy Workshop to Journalists

By Katherine Hambrick Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 27, 2016) — More than 20 professional journalists from around the country and five Missouri journalism students will attend a nuclear energy workshop at the Missouri School of Journalism Jan. 28-29. “The Promise & Perils of Nuclear Energy: A Workshop for Journalists” is aimed at educating journalists and journalism … Continued

Faculty, Alumni, Students to Present Papers at Global Research Conference

11 Papers Earn Top Awards; 30 Scholars Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 15, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present an impressive 99 peer-reviewed research papers – 11 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 6-9 conference of the Association for Education in Journalism … Continued

New Smith/Patterson Fellow to Focus on Health and Science Journalism

Andria Caruthers Work Will Include Health Resources and Services Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Projects Columbia, Mo. (July 9, 2015) — Andria Caruthers, a dual-degree master’s graduate in journalism and public health, has been selected as this year’s Smith/Patterson Fellow. The Columbia native earned both degrees from the University of Missouri in … Continued

Online Reader Comments Can Provide Valuable Feedback to News Sites

Readers Often Value Different Journalistic Ideals Than Traditional Journalists By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (July 1, 2015) — For years, news organizations that post content on the Internet have allowed readers to leave comments about stories. Often, these readers’ comments become a forum for political debates and other communication that the news … Continued

New Book Sheds Light on News Outcomes

‘Gatekeeping in Transition’ Reviews Economic and Tech Shifts in Journalism Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2015) — A new book sheds light on how news turns out the way it does in a digital media environment. “Gatekeeping in Transition” (Routledge, 2015) challenges what many journalism scholars have accepted about the outcomes of news. Editors Tim Vos, … Continued

Black Athletes Stereotyped Negatively in Media Compared to White Athletes

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (June 2, 2015) — Research has shown that media, such as television and video games, can affect viewers’ thoughts and actions. Now, new research by Cynthia Frisby, an associate professor of strategic communication in the University of Missouri School of Journalism, has revealed racial stereotyping in the … Continued

Missouri Has Strong Presence at International Communication Conference

Faculty, Students and Alumni Present 39 Refereed Papers, Earn 4 Top Paper Awards Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni presented 39 refereed papers at the 65th annual conference of the International Communication Association. The four-day meeting was held May 21-25 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Five of … Continued

Insight: News Organizations Make Limited Use of Citizen Photography

2 Missouri Journalism Researchers Examine the Participatory Nature of Visual Journalism Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2015) — Replacing the work of staff photographers with citizen-generated pictures has been a concern for photojournalists, but research at the Missouri School of Journalism indicates news organizations’ use of citizen photographs may be restricted to specific types of events … Continued