Documentary Journalism Students to Premier Their Films at Third Annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival on May 15 at the Missouri Theater

University of Missouri documentary journalism students will get to see their films have their world premiere next week as the third annual Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival comes to the historic Missouri Theater on Wednesday, May 15, beginning at 2 p.m. Admission to all films is free (no tickets required) and is open to the … Continued

Professor Suzette Heiman Named 2019 MJEA Friend of Scholastic Journalism

In recognition of her efforts supporting scholastic journalism for high school students across the state, the Missouri Journalism Education Association has named Professor Suzette Heiman as the recipient of its Friend of Scholastic Journalism Award. Heiman, center, is flanked by Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius and MJEA member Michelle Kennedy, publications adviser at Grain Valley … Continued

Associate Professor Tim Vos Awarded 2019 MU Graduate Faculty Mentor Award

Associate Professor Tim P. Vos has won the prestigious MU Graduate Faculty Mentor Award, which includes a $1,500 honorarium and is given in recognition of the outstanding mentoring relationships a faculty adviser has developed with graduate students. Award Recognizes Outstanding Mentoring Relationships an Adviser Develops with Graduate Students Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2019) — Tim … Continued

School to Recognize 532 Candidates at May Graduation Ceremony

The Missouri School of Journalism will recognize 532 May and August graduates at its 6 p.m. commencement ceremony on Friday, May 17, at Mizzou Arena. The alumna speaker will be Elise Hu, BJ ’03, a Los Angeles-based correspondent and video host for NPR. Antoinette Miller will serve as master of ceremonies and the student speaker will … Continued

Journalists, Legal Experts Wrangle with the First Amendment and Social Media

At top right, Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources,” delivers the 2019 Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium keynote address. At bottom, Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism and event organizer Barbara Cochran and Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius listen attentively. Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. … Continued

KBIA-FM, KOMU-TV Win 8 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Network affiliates – and working laboratories for Missouri Journalism students – KBIA-FM and KOMU-TV were awarded a total of eight prestigious Edward R. Murrow Awards by the Radio and Television Digital News Association, recognizing the best electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organizations around the world. The Radio and Television Digital News … Continued

Associate Professor Emeritus Clyde Bentley Completes Fulbright Specialist Fellowship

Emeritus Associate Professor Clyde Bentley with some of his students at the University of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Six-Week Program Had Bentley Teaching Journalism Students at University of Ljubljana in Slovenia Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism Emeritus Associate Professor Clyde Bentley recently completed a six-week Fulbright Specialist fellowship at the … Continued