Roger Fidler Named Inaugural Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 23, 2004) — Roger Fidler has been named the inaugural Visiting Fellow of the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. He plans to launch the world’s first live digital newspaper edition through the school’s community daily, the Columbia Missourian, as his Fellow’s project. The Reynolds Institute is a new center … Continued

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