Missouri Students Team Up with WLRN in Southern Florida to Help Tell the Story of Hurricane Irma Through Social Media

Geography Proves No Barrier to Assisting with Meaningful Breaking News Coverage Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 19, 2017) — A team of Digital Reporting students from the Missouri School of Journalism teamed up with WLRN Public Radio and Television in southern Florida to support its social media monitoring during the peak of Hurricane Irma. Students, working under … Continued

2017-2018 RJI Student Competition Provides Interdisciplinary Opportunities for Missouri Journalism Students to ‘Hack’ the Future of News

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 14, 2017) — Creativity and collaboration provide the framework for the kick-off to the 2017-2018 RJI Student Competition, sponsored by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the Missouri School of Journalism. For nearly a decade, RJI has hosted an annual student competition to provide solutions at the intersection of journalism and … Continued

Design Students Create Snapchat Geofilter for Journalism Graduation

A Missouri School of Journalism Snapchat geofilter will be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 14, at the Hearnes Center. It Will Be Available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sunday, May 14, at the Hearnes Center Columbia, Mo. (May 11, 2017) — A geofilter will be available to all Snapchat users … Continued

Finalists Selected to Develop Mobile Intelligence Apps for Journalism

The 10th Annual RJI Student Competition Focuses on Harnessing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Technologies By Mike McKean Director of the Futures Lab Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2016) — Students taking part in the 2016-17 RJI Student Competition at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute are harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies to develop mobile … Continued

Missouri Students Team Up with Associated Press to Produce Virtual Reality View of the New York City Subway

Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2016) – A team of three Missouri School of Journalism students – Berkeley Lovelace Jr., Taylor Nakagawa and Haley Reed – went underground to report on a collaborative project with The Associated Press. Students joined forces with the Associated Press through their capstone class in convergence journalism at the School and their … Continued

3 Convergence Students Attend Women’s Hackathon on Immersive Journalism

Sarah Darby’s Team Wins an Honorable Mention for a Virtual Reality Wire Service Concept Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2015) — Three convergence journalism students attended the Women’s Hackathon on Immersive Journalism Oct. 9-11 at the University of Southern California‘s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. With support from the Reynolds Journalism Institute, Sarah Darby, Micheala … Continued

Harsh Taneja Wins International Award for Research on Internet Censorship

The International Communication Association Outstanding Article Award Recognizes Scholarship with Long-term Influence Columbia, Mo. (April 10, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Harsh Taneja with co-author Angela Xiao Wu recently received the International Communication Association (ICA) Outstanding Article Award for their article titled “Does the Great Firewall Really Isolate the Chinese? Integrating Access … Continued

Media Entrepreneur to Open Upcoming Journalism Interactive Conference

Newsy Founder Jim Spencer Will Deliver Remarks on Trends in Video News Consumption, Implications for Journalism Educators Columbia, Mo. (March 31, 2015) — A presentation on the latest trends in video news consumption and their implications for journalism educators will kick off the 4th annual Journalism Interactive conference to be held April 24-25 in Columbia. The … Continued

Technology Sparks Innovation During Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip

The Course Offers Different Challenges and Opportunities for Storytelling Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students brought an array of technologies on a field-reporting trip in January to Costa Rica, where they encountered a smorgasbord of stories and new ways of telling them. The students used infrared imaging, a drone, three-dimensional … Continued

Missouri Students on 3 Hackathon Teams Earn Honorable Mentions

Overall Mission of National Competition Was to Create Projects That Reach Underserved Populations Columbia, Mo. (March 10, 2015) — Three University of Missouri students were a part of teams that received honorable mentions in the second annual MediaShift Journalism School Hackathon The weekend-long event was held at Arizona State University Feb. 27 to March 1. … Continued