School Announces New, Unique Approach to Tackling Industry Diversity Levels

Immersive Student Development, Diversity and Recruitment Program Creates a Pipeline to Prepare Diverse New Talent Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 25, 2016) — The University of Missouri’s School of Journalism, Office of the Provost and the Mizzou Advantage initiative announce today a new, immersive education-industry recruiting and training effort designed to increase the representation of underserved communities … Continued

Earnest Perry Named New Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

His Appointment Will Be Effective July 1 Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2016) — Earnest Perry will be the new associate dean for graduate studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, Dean David Kurpius announced today. His appointment is effective July 1. “Earnest has long demonstrated a passion for developing the talents of master’s and doctoral … Continued

Missouri Faculty, Alumni, Students Publish New Textbook on Cross-Cultural Journalism

The Book Will Help Journalists, Strategic Communicators Produce Work That Resonates with Audiences They Serve Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 6, 2016) — An introductory textbook designed to teach college students how to write about and communicate with people of backgrounds different from their own has just been published. “Cross-Cultural Journalism: Communicating Strategically About Diversity” is edited … Continued

Cynthia Frisby Publishes New Book on Stereotypes, Media Effects

Chapters Cover Racism, Sexism, Other Disparities in the News Media By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (March 17, 2015) — A new book by Associate Professor Cynthia Frisby provides insight to the uses, gratifications and effects of media exposure on diverse audiences. “How You See Me, How You Don’t” (Tate Publishing) is a collection of essays … Continued