MOJO Ad Releases 2011 ‘State of the YAYA’

New Report Provides Insights about the 18-to-24-Age Group, Including How They Use Social Media, Desire Feedback and View Decision Making By Kimberly Long MOJO Ad Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 24, 2011) — New phones purchased in the coming year by those in the 18-to-24-age group will almost certainly have Internet capabilities, according to the just-released 2011 … Continued

Dean Mills and Lewis Diuguid, BJ ’77, Honored by American Journalism Historians Association

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 24, 2011) — The American Journalism Historians Association honored Dean Mills, dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, and Lewis W. Diuguid, BJ ’77, a columnist for the Kansas City Star, for their outstanding contributions and support of media history during the opening reception of the organization’s annual convention. Mills received the … Continued

Strategic Communication Students Help Columbia Missourian Set a New Sales and Page Count Records for Centennial Homecoming Special Edition

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 18, 2011) — Strategic communication students in the media sales class helped the Columbia Missourian‘s advertising department set new page count and total sales records for the annual Homecoming special supplement. This year’s 56-page edition, “A Century of Coming Home,” was twice as large as the 28-page issue published in 2007. “I’m … 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

Jacqui Banaszynski to Lead Reporting Efforts for American Public Media’s Public Insight Network

PIN Will Be Embedded in Her Missouri Journalism Classes St. Paul, Minn. (Oct. 6, 2011) — American Public Media and the Missouri School of Journalism announced today that professor Jacqui Banaszynski will steer reporting efforts for APM’s Public Insight Network (PIN), an initiative that connects trusted journalists with knowledgeable sources and each other. Banaszynski, a … Continued

School Welcomes 57 New Walter Williams Scholars

By Nathan Allen Master’s Student Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 28, 2011) — The Missouri School of Journalism welcomed 57 of the top journalism students from around the nation at the start of the semester. This year’s class of Walter Williams Scholars come from 15 different states and brings an array of talents and accomplishments. Top row, from … Continued

Two BJ ’61 Alumni Return for MAA Gold Medal Reunion

Bob Arkes and Tom Ryther Learn of Curriculum Changes, Meet with Journalism Faculty, Tour New Facilities at the School Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 15, 2011) — When Bob Arkes and Tom Ryther graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in 1961, hands-on media opportunities existed at the Columbia Missourian newspaper, radio station KFRU, KOMU-TV and the … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students to Vie for Trip and Scholarships, See World-Renowned Experts Debate on Biotechnology

By Steve Veile Manager, Biotech University Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 15, 2011) — Planners have come up with some new twists for this year’s Biotech University for journalism students. These include a debate between prominent scientific experts on the merits of biotechnology and a more competitive reporting contest. Students at the Missouri School of Journalism, along with … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism to Host Open House during MU’s Family Weekend

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 13, 2011) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house from 1:15 to 2:15 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, for students in journalism and their families. The event is held in conjunction with Family Weekend, sponsored by the University of Missouri. A variety of self-guided activities will be available, … Continued