Top Health Communicators and Journalists to Discuss Industry Issues and Innovation at Missouri School of Journalism Centennial and RJI Dedication Celebration

CDC, NIH Communicators and Health Journalists Participate in Interactive Discussions Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 29, 2008) — In a world where online health information is at the public’s fingertips, issues of accuracy, ethics and responsibility in health communication and reporting are integral to planning for the industry’s future. Several of the nation’s top health communicators and … Continued

Health Journalists Face Translation Challenge, Missouri Journalism Researchers Find

Majority of Health Journalists Lack Specialized Training, Nearly Half Not Familiar with Health Literacy By Emily Smith MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 22, 2008) — The media constantly inform the public of new health information, but many Americans have difficulty recognizing what they should, or should not do to improve their health. Missouri School … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students Present 36 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 8, 2008) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty and students made an impressive showing at the 2008 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication convention, one of the leading journalism research conferences in the world. A total of 36 papers were accepted to the Aug. 5-9 convention in Chicago. Presenting to … Continued

Missouri Journalism Faculty and Students Presented 46 Papers at 2008 ICA Conference

Columbia, Mo. (May 27, 2008) — Missouri School of Journalism researchers presented 46 scholarly papers at the 2008 conference of the International Communication Association, one of the leading communication-related academic organizations. Top row, from left: Rachel Bailey, Petya Eckler, Elizabeth Gardner, Kyle Heim, Sung Wook Hwang, Yusuf Kalyango. Second row: Anastasia Kononova, Jeremy Littau, Jennifer Malle, … Continued

First Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow Selected

Contact: Jon Stemmle Phone: (573) 882-6225 E-mail: Columbia, Mo. (May 19, 2008) — “The world of journalism is in a state of flux and so is the health of the world.” The words that Paula Hunt used to open her application letter for the Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow position resonated with the search committee, … Continued

Global News Professionals Offer Open-minded Alternatives for American Journalism

Symposium Highlights the Future of Journalism in the Public Interest Washington, D.C. (April 4, 2008) — Concerns about the future of the press are not just American; they’re global. Some of the solutions emerging from other countries were discussed recently during the joint centennial celebration of the Missouri School of Journalism and the National Press Club in … Continued

Missouri Journalism Professor Studies Influence of 19th Century Journalism in Shaping the Nation’s History

By Emily Smith MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (March 6, 2008) — The adage that “journalism is the first draft of history” proved to be true in a new study by Betty Winfield, an MU Curators’ professor at the Missouri School of Journalism. The study, “The Continuous Past: Historical Referents in Nineteenth-Century American Journalism,” revealed … Continued