Students Use Google Glass to Cover the World Food Prize Conference

The New Wearable Technology Has Potential for Journalism By Bill Allen Des Moines, Iowa (Oct. 21, 2013) — It started when Bruce Rasa walked into the pressroom Thursday afternoon in the Marriott Hotel Downtown wearing Google Glass. It ended with Kate Hrdina and Rachel Zamzow, two University of Missouri students, pioneering in using Google Glass … Continued

Emerging Technologies in Journalism Class Experiments with Distant News Coverage of ONA13

Project Might Provide Insights About How to Maximize Work of Foreign Bureaus Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2013) — Students from the Emerging Technologies in Journalism class at the Missouri School of Journalism experimented in technology-enabled distant news coverage of ONA13, the Online News Association 2013 conference held Oct. 17-19 in Atlanta. Each of the students … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Help Create New App to Find Locally Grown Produce

Interdisciplinary Collaboration among Faculty, Students Led to App’s Development By Jesslyn Chew MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (July 9, 2013) — Finding fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables just got easier, thanks to an app developed by University of Missouri faculty and students. The free app, Seasonal and Simple, helps consumers find, choose, store and … Continued

Program on Media Literacy and New Technologies to Be Offered on Thursday, Nov. 29

Renowned Photographer Ed Kashi Will Present ‘Canon U.S.A. Visual Impact: The Documentary Experiment’ Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 27, 2012) — A presentation on media literacy and how new technologies are changing the use of still and video photography within the social documentary field will be presented at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, in the Fred W. … Continued

Convergence Journalism Student Translates U.S. News Stories from English to Korean

Tae In Park Hopes to Increase the Amount of World News Available to His Country’s People Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 20, 2012) — Convergence journalism student Tae In Park was featured recently in the Korea Economic Daily, the second largest economy newspaper in South Korea, for his work in translating stories from major U.S. media from … Continued

iPad App Developed by Missouri School of Journalism Magazine Journalism Students

“MU Homecoming: 100 Years of Homecoming” Features a Century of Parades, Decorations, Performances and Touchdowns Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 14, 2011) — Thousands of University of Missouri alumni, friends and others are learning about the history of Homecoming at the University of Missouri through a new iPad app developed by a team of magazine journalism students … Continued

Students Establish Online News Association at the Missouri School of Journalism

Columbia, Mo. (April 18, 2011) — Missouri School of Journalism students interested in digital journalism have a new extracurricular outlet for professional networking and development, the Online News Association (ONA) Mizzou club. “The Online News Association provides our students with a unique professional and networking outlet,” said Amy Simons, assistant professor who serves as the … Continued

Hearst, Reynolds Journalism Institute, Adobe, Google and Sprint Nextel Announce Student Mobile Media Design Competition

New York (Nov. 29, 2010) — Hearst Corporation Innovation Group announced that it is partnering with the Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at the Missouri School of Journalism, Adobe Systems Inc., Google and Sprint Nextel to hold a student competition aimed at creating new journalism-focused mobile apps using Google’s open-source Android mobile operating system. Journalism, business, and … Continued

Journalism Students and Sen. ‘Kit’ Bond Experience Biotech U; Reporting Contest Underway

By Steve Veile Manager, Biotech University Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 22, 2010) — Missouri School of Journalism students experienced a weekend workshop filled with the science, business, and political implications of biotechnology. But students weren’t the only ones in attendance at “Biotech University.” Making a surprise appearance at the event was U.S. Sen. Christopher S. “Kit” … Continued