Inside Sports: Missouri School of Journalism

Check out the behind-the-scenes sports action of Missouri students as they report, photograph, film, edit and share, create and more for the school’s professional news outlets and agencies, national publications as well as campus media. Opportunities are available for all years in school, freshmen through senior. Follow us on Twitter @MUJschoolSports to receive updates. Senior … Continued

Yevgeny Yevtushenko, Russian Poet and Author of ‘The Lead Honorarium,’ Dies

The New York Times reported the death of Russian poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko on Saturday, April 1. Yevtushenko performed “The Lead Honorarium,” a poem he wrote in honor of the 2008 centennial of the Missouri School of Journalism and the dedication of the new Reynolds Journalism Institute. The poem was dedicated to five courageous Russian journalists, … Continued

The New Yorker Film Critic Reflects on School’s Documentary Journalism Program and True/False Film Festival

The New Yorker magazine film critic Richard Brody highlights documentary journalism professor Robert Greene and the Based on a True Story program at the University of Missouri in his March 8 story about the 2017 True/False Film Festival. In the article, “Three Genre-Expanding Documentaries About Racist Crimes of the Past,” Brody calls Greene “perhaps the … Continued

The New York Times Features Long-Form Storytelling Alumnae

A March 17, 2017, article in the New York Times begins with alumna Joanna Demkiewicz as a Missouri School of Journalism student in March 2013. Demkiewicz attended a daylong event on reporting and writing long-form nonfiction. Mike Sager, writer-at-large for Esquire magazine, had just published “Next Wave: America’s New Generation of Great Literary Journalists.” Of … Continued

Documentary Journalism Program Featured in Leading Trade Pub

Documentary, the online publication of the International Documentary Association, featured the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism in a Feb. 28, 2017, article. “Documentary Film, Journalism Intersect in Groundbreaking Academic Program in Missouri” highlights how Jonathan Murray, an alumnus and the acknowledged father of reality television, found a way to help his alma mater … Continued

From Denmark to Missouri: Doctoral Candidate Reflects on Studying Journalism Here

Mikkel Soelberg Christensen still remembers the email he received from the Danish School of Journalism in the spring of 2009 inviting him to be an exchange student at the Missouri School of Journalism. Eight years later, he reflects on his experience in the March 13 Columbia Missourian “Dear Readers” post. Christensen extended his exchange program … Continued

Strategic Communication Professor Creates Board Game

Missouri School of Journalism strategic communication Associate Professor Mark Swanson loves board games, enough to create one of his own. In a March 8 article, Columbia Missourian reporter Thomas Oide shares Swanson’s journey in creating Feudum. It’s a Euro-style fantasy-world game that relies less on luck and more on strategy and has multiple paths to … Continued

First, Best, Next

The Missouri School of Journalism Strategic Plan The Missouri School of Journalism – the world’s first – initiated a new strategic plan to maintain its leadership in education and to better prepare its students for the challenges of a new era. The comprehensive long-term plan elevates an already strong curriculum in critical thinking, writing and … Continued

Support the Journalism School on Mizzou Giving Day

Mizzou Giving Day begins at noon on Wednesday, March 15, and continues through noon on Thursday, March 16. This first-ever 24-hour campaign is meant to inspire the entire University of Missouri family to support what they love most about Mizzou. While you can donate to the Journalism School throughout the year, Mizzou Giving Day is a great … Continued