School Creates New “Media Convergence” Sequence

Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2004) — Plans to offer a new “media convergence” sequence to Missouri School of Journalism undergraduate students beginning in the fall 2005 semester are under way. Media convergence is defined as some form of cross-media cooperation, usually involving broadcast stations, print outlets and Internet sites. “Our faculty recognizes that today’s convergence … Continued

Donald W. Reynolds Foundation Grant Largest Ever for University of Missouri

$31 Million Grant to Establish Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 9, 2004) — The Donald W. Reynolds Foundation announced today the awarding of $31 million to the Missouri School of Journalism for the creation of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute, a center that will focus on advanced studies of journalism and its role in democratic societies. … Continued