In Memoriam: Charles W. Cleworth

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 17, 2003) — Charles W. Cleworth sat next to then-Missouri Journalism Dean Milt Gross while on a business trip many years ago. By the time the plane landed, Mr. Cleworth noted that he “felt strongly about your school of journalism both by reputation and by my all too short but enlightening conversation … Continued

J-School to Host National Geographic Photography Lecture Program

Washington (Oct. 15, 2003) — Three renowned National Geographic contributing photographers-in-residence will lead Masters of Photography workshops at the Missouri School of Journalism, aimed at both students and the university community. “Through the Lens with the Masters of Photography,” presented by Sam Abell, Karen Kasmauski and Emory Kristof, will be held Oct. 29-31. The two-day … Continued

Football Victory Provides J-Students with Learning Opportunity

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 15, 2003) –A special four-page section celebrating the Tigers victory over Nebraska on Oct. 11 is just another example of how Missouri Journalism students gain real world experience while in school. “When Tigers Roar” will be published in the Thursday, Oct. 16, issue of the Columbia Missourian. Early promotions boasts, “Some news … Continued

Symposium to Discuss Freedom of Expression in a Digital World

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 13, 2003) — “Exploring Freedom of Expression in a Digital World” will be held from 2-5 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 23, at the Memorial Union in Jesse Wrench Auditorium (S107). The event and a reception following the discussion are free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Center for the Digital Globe, … Continued

Missourian, Journalism Students Win Missouri Better Newspaper Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 7, 2003) — The Columbia Missourian won first-place awards for general excellence, news content, newspaper design and investigative reporting in the 2003 Missouri Better Newspaper Contest, conducted by the Missouri Press Association. Executive Editor Tom Warhover was pleased with how the Missourian performed. “In some cases, we went up against the biggest papers in the state and … Continued

News-Editorial Professor Inducted into the Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame

Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 1, 2003) – James Sterling, BJ ’65, the Community Newspaper Management chair at the Missouri School of Journalism, was one of six who were inducted into the Missouri Press Association Hall of Fame at its recent annual meeting in Kansas City. Inductees are chosen based on the length of time they have contributed … Continued

Three Missouri School of Journalism Students Win National SPJ Excellence Awards

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 26, 2003) — Three Missouri School of Journalism students have been named national winners in the 2002 Mark of Excellence Awards sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Tim Higgins won first place in the General News Reporting category for his story, “Despairing for children’s mental health, some parents give up custody.” … Continued

Linda Bell Blue Returns to Missouri School of Journalism as a Professional in Residence

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 23, 2003) — Linda Bell Blue will share tips and insights from her 20-plus years in television production with students, faculty and staff of the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the school’s Professionals-in-Residence program. She will present numerous lectures and information-sharing sessions on the University of Missouri campus on Sept. … Continued

Washington Program Gives Students Experience Reporting From Nation’s Capital

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2003) — At 23 years old, Missouri School of Journalism student Matt Keeney is already producing television stories in the news capital of the world. And at 21, so is Christine Maddela. Both are students in the school’s unique Washington Program. They are the first of a new era of Missouri students … Continued

New Advertising Department Chair Named

Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2003) — Margaret Duffy, PhD, has been named chair of the advertising department. She succeeds Steve Kopcha who has returned to full-time teaching. As chair, Duffy will oversee administrative activities of the department and serve as the liaison between other faculty, students, and the dean. Her colleagues nominated her for the position. … Continued