Missouri Researchers Present 47 Papers, Panel Discussions at Leading Academic Conference

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2007) — Missouri Journalism graduate students and professors showcased their scholarly work in 47 paper presentations and panel discussions at the 2007 meeting of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, which took place August 8-12 in Washington, D.C. Presenting to 14 of AEJMC’s academic divisions and numerous interest … Continued

Center on Religion and the Professions Debuts New Name

Missouri School of Journalism Affiliate Leads Research on Coverage of Religion By Amy White Center on Religion & the Professions Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2007) — A new name will kick off the new school year for the Center on Religion & the Professions, an affiliate of the Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald … Continued

Missouri Journalism Professor Releases Sixth Edition of Media Ethics Textbook

Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 27, 2007) — Terrorism. War. Corporate scandal. Media consolidation. These 21st-century headlines have become the subject matter of the newly released sixth edition of Media Ethics: Issues and Cases, authored by Lee Wilkins, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism, and Philip Patterson, of Oklahoma Christian University. Within a month of … Continued

‘Less is More’ Online

Journalism Researchers Find that Fewer Choices May Lead to Better Recognition of Material By Katherine Kostiuk MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2007) — Researchers at the University of Missouri-Columbia have found that less is more when it comes to online content. In a study that examined responses to pictures viewed online, the researchers … Continued

Geneva Overholser Named Center for Public Integrity Board Chair

Contact: Steve Carpinelli The Center for Public Integrity 202-481-1225 Washington, D.C. (July 12, 2007) — The Center for Public Integrity is pleased to announce the election of Geneva Overholser to lead its board of directors. Overholser, who has served on the Center’s board for the past two years, was named during the June board meeting to … Continued

Four Mizzou Seniors Conduct Historic Preservation Survey for Course Final

By Michelle Brooks Jefferson City (Mo.) News Tribune Posted: Tuesday, May 08, 2007 – 12:26:00 CDT A strong majority of local business professionals say they support historic preservation in Jefferson City. That’s according to a survey conducted as part of a Strategic Communications course at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism. The results show … Continued

Missouri Journalism Professor, Researcher Receives University’s 2007 Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Columbia, Mo. (May 14, 2007) — The University of Missouri-Columbia Office of Undergraduate Research recently named Paul Bolls one of two recipients of the 2007 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award at the annual Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum. The award recognizes faculty members who support and promote undergraduate research and creative and scholarly achievements. In … Continued

31 Missouri Journalism Faculty, Student Papers on Program at 2007 ICA Conference

Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2007) — Missouri School of Journalism researchers will present 31 scholarly papers next month at the 2007 conference of the International Communication Association, one of the leading communication-related academic organizations. The 57th annual ICA conference will take place May 24-28 in San Francisco, Calif. With topics ranging from corporate social responsibility … Continued