Big Data and Sports, Missouri Reception: School to Host 2 Sessions at AEJMC in Chicago

The Journalism-Mass Communication Academic Conference Will Be Held Aug. 9-12 Columbia, Mo. (May 31, 2017) — Alumni, journalism faculty and students as well as others attending the Aug. 9-12 Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference in Chicago are invited to attend two sessions hosted by the Missouri School of Journalism. “Data Journalism … Continued

6 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Internships

The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Princeton, N.J. (May 18, 2017) — Six Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 85 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund data and business internships for this summer. They will work … Continued

BBC Radio Visits with Dean Kurpius About Challenges Facing Journalists

Emerging Technologies, Social Media Give Citizens Access to Information Washington (March 13, 2017) — BBC newsreader Charissa Chadderton visited with Dean David Kurpius after the March 9 Missouri-Hurley Symposium on Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting. The symposium, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., was sponsored by the Missouri … Continued

2 Master’s Students Selected for Dow Jones News Fund Data Journalism Program

School, Investigative Reporters and Editors to Serve as National Training Site for Summer Interns By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (March. 9, 2017) — Two Missouri School of Journalism master’s students have been selected for Dow Jones News Fund summer internships. They are among 18 students who will work as data journalists in newsrooms across the … Continued

Winners of the Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting Named

Master’s Students Tracy Cook and Maria Valero Will Each Receive a $2,500 Scholarship Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 28, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism master’s students Tracy Cook and Maria Valero are the 2016 recipients of the Carol Loomis Scholarship for Business Reporting. Each will receive a $2,500 award. Cook, from Philadelphia, is focusing her graduate … Continued

Francisco Vara-Orta Is One of Five Selected for Inaugural ProPublica Scholarship

The Graduate Student Will Receive Funding to Attend the National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists Annual Meeting in DC New York (May 27, 2016) — Francisco Vara-Orta is one of five recipients of the first-ever ProPublica NAHJ/NABJ (National Association of Hispanic Journalists/National Association of Black Journalists) scholarship. Vara-Orta is a graduate student … Continued

8 Missouri Journalism Students Win Dow Jones News Fund Editing Internships

The Program Includes a Paid Summer Internship and $1,000 Scholarship for Returning Students Princeton, N.J. (May 16, 2016) — Eight Missouri School of Journalism students are among the 97 undergraduate and graduate students who have won a nationwide competition for prestigious Dow Jones News Fund editing and reporting internships for this summer. They will work … Continued

Investigative Reporting Students Produce 50-Plus Stories for KOMU-TV

Columbia, Mo. (July 22, 2015) — When KOMU-TV sports reporters Jay Wallis and Morgan Uber graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in May, their portfolios included an investigative report that had gained national attention. The story started with the two television journalism seniors looking at how a new football stadium might help St. Louis … Continued

Convergence Students Win National Korva Coleman Excellence Award

Team Used Data Journalism Skills in Winning Story to Identify Lapses in Enforcement of Convicted Sex Offenders Laws By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (April 10, 2015) — A team of three Missouri School of Journalism convergence students – Bell Johnson, Shelby Mann and Lauren Slome – have won the 2015 Korva Coleman Excellence Award in … Continued

Professor David Herzog Publishes Book on Data Literacy

The Guide Is Geared Toward Those Without Advanced Knowledge of Data Analysis or Statistics By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 10. 2015) — A new book by associate Professor David Herzog – “Data Literacy: A User’s Guide” – has been published by SAGE Publications. The book is an introduction to the fundamentals of data analysis, showing readers how … Continued