Two Missouri School of Journalism Graduate students receive ‘best paper’ at international conference

Columbia, Mo. (May 29, 2020) — Two Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, Courtney Boman and Erika Schneider, were awarded Best Paper on the 23rd IPRRC Theme Award: Connecting Theory and Research with Public Relations Practice at the International Public Relations Research Conference. Their paper is titled “Increasing Sincerity and Credibility through CCS to Stabilize … Continued

Challenge Accepted! Expandable audio journalism lets listeners take control.

Missouri School of Journalism students partner with media organizations to solve problems they face. By Slone Salerno, Vivian Wang, Elliot Bauman and Sarai Vega Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2020) — Technology has allowed us to change the way we listen to the news and has expanded our options dramatically. We can listen to the news … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism student receives Outstanding Discovery Fellows award for undergraduate research

By Katelynn McIlwain Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2020) — Jacob LaGesse of Clayton, Missouri, received the Outstanding Discovery Fellows Award in recognition of the research he has been conducting to assist journalists. This award recognizes students who have done exceptional work within the Discovery Fellows Program, an Honors College initiative that pairs students with faculty, … Continued

Missouri faculty team receives AEJMC Senior Scholars grant to help in their study of articles written ‘by journalists about journalism’

Funds will help improve Discourse of Journalism database, making it more user-friendly and accessible to more people. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 25, 2020) — Three faculty members from the Missouri School of Journalism recently received a $5,000 Senior Scholars grant from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication for a research … Continued

Communicating science can benefit from scientists ‘being human’

MU researchers determine a scientist’s ‘perceived authenticity’ can inform trust and credibility with audience By Eric Stann MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 19, 2020) — First be a human, then be a scientist. As social beliefs and values change over time, scientists have struggled with effectively communicating the facts of their research with the … Continued

Missouri doctoral student studies impact of Chinese anti-corruption movement news on college students

Many students believed mass media would be more influential on others; only 30 percent had good understanding of anti-corruption movement. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 15, 2019) — As an anti-corruption movement took place in China, researchers including Missouri School of Journalism doctoral student Lei Guo, were curious to learn about the impact that … Continued

Journalism professors equip students with science and information literacy skills

Interdisciplinary class serves as model for other educators, findings shared in recent research paper By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 6, 2019) — In the era of “fake news” and misinformation, Missouri School of Journalism Associate Professor Sara Shipley Hiles and Professor Katherine Reed equipped interdisciplinary students with strategies for telling the truth about science. … Continued