New Benchmark Established with Publishing of Virtual Reality Feature

The Technology Identifies the Need for New Workflows to Getting the Content Online Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 1, 2016) — The Missouri School of Journalism’s virtual reality program hit a benchmark recently by publishing a 360-degree-illustrated news feature on normal online newspaper deadline. In the Columbia Missourian Oct. 26 article, Emily Shepherd wrote about a Harry … Continued

6 Missouri Graduate Students Receive Scholarships for Digital News Preservation Event

The Goal of the Conference Is to Craft a National Agenda for Preserving Born-Digital Journalism Source: Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 10, 2016) — Six Missouri School of Journalism graduate students are among the 14 selected from academic institutions across the U.S. to receive funding assistance to attend a conference where they … Continued

Newspapers, Digital Subscription Services Can Optimize Profits with New Model

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2016) — For decades, newspapers have relied on print advertising as their primary source of revenue. However, as newspaper readers continue to read more of their news online rather than in print, advertising revenue is dwindling for many newspapers. Now, researchers from the University of … Continued

PR Officials Should Utilize Twitter, Social Media During Crises to Gauge Public Response

New Theoretical Approach Could Provide Public Relations Professionals with a Tool to Better Respond to Various Audiences During Crises By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2016) — Previous research on crisis communications strategies has examined how and why organizations develop specific stances toward their audiences or “publics” during crisis situations. However, … Continued

Students Create New Guide to Covering Race and Hunger

Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight Provides Resources for Journalists Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2016) — A new online guide to help journalists covering race and hunger is now available on the Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight website. The site was produced by Missouri School of Journalism students in a semester-long capstone course, in cooperation … Continued

Faculty, Students, Alumni to Present Almost 90 Papers at Global Conference

19 Papers Earn Top Awards; More Than 40 Missouri Journalism Scholars to Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 25, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present almost 90 peer-reviewed research papers – 19 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 4-7 conference of the Association … Continued

Again: Missouri Students, Faculty, Staff Celebrate 560-Plus Annual Awards and Honors

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Writing, design, research and more: For the second year in a row, Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions. “I have been amazed time … Continued

Associate Professor Tim Vos Elected to AEJMC Leadership Position

He Will Serve on the Committee on Research; 3-Year Term Begins in August Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2016) — Associate Professor Tim Vos has been elected to a key standing committee of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He will serve a three-year term. Vos will serve as a member of the … Continued