Missouri School of Journalism researchers featured in International Communication Association conference in Paris

Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 31, 2022) — Several researchers at the Missouri School of Journalism have had papers accepted to the 2022 International Communication Association conference (ICA), to be held this May in Paris, France. The ICA claims more than 6,000 members from 80 countries, and the 72nd annual conference will center around the theme, One … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism graduate helping journalists cope with trauma

By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 14, 2022) — In April 2013, less than five years after she had earned her bachelor’s degree from the Missouri School of Journalism, Sarah French was on the ground covering the Boston Marathon bombing. As the aftermath of the tragedy unfolded, the traumatic experience of covering the story had … Continued

Shelly Rodgers and the power of communication: The Missouri School of Journalism professor finding the human stories in advertising

Journalism Dean David Kurpius (left) and Commerce Bank Chairman and CEO Teresa Maledy (right) surprised Shelly Rodgers, strategic communication professor, with the news that she received the 2018 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence. Photo: Nate Brown Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 6, 2022) — Shelly Rodgers’ renowned research works at the convergence of advertising and … Continued

What people value in digital news

Missouri School of Journalism researchers hope their findings can help inform the journalism industry and improve the business and design choices surrounding digital news platforms Digital news subscriptions have doubled in the past four years, but half of those gains went to the New York Times and the Washington Post alone. To find out why, … Continued

Yong Volz wins research grant to study history of Asian American journalists

The acclaimed researcher and teacher aims to fill a gap in the historical record while shining a light on the accomplishments and struggles of early Asian American journalists By Austin Fitzgerald Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 27, 2021) — Yong Volz, the Roger Gafke Distinguished Faculty Fellow at the Missouri School of Journalism, has received a grant … Continued