Article by Missouri Journalism Professor Cited as One of the Top 50 Classics in Journalism and Mass Communication Scholarship

Charles Davis Wrote on Privatization of Government Functions and Freedom of Information Issues Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 14, 2012) — A peer-reviewed research article co-authored by a Missouri School of Journalism professor has been recognized as one of the top 50 classic articles in journalism and mass communication scholarship during the past 80 years. “Privatized Government … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Faculty, Students and Alumni Present 106 Papers at International Conference; 19 Earn Top Paper Awards

School’s Role in Founding AEJMC Recognized, and Faculty Elected to Leadership Positions Chicago (Aug. 15, 2012) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni presented a record-breaking 106 peer-reviewed research papers at the recent centennial conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Chicago. In addition, more than 50 of … Continued

For Young Adults, Appearance Matters More than Health, MU Research Suggests

Research Inspires Interactive Theater, Opens Dialogue By Jesslyn Chew MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 13, 2012) — When it comes to college-age individuals taking care of their bodies, appearance is more important than health, research conducted at the University of Missouri suggests. María Len-Ríos, an associate professor of strategic communication, Suzanne Burgoyne, a professor … Continued

A Missouri School of Journalism Professor and Alumni Named Reynolds Journalism Fellows

The 2012-13 Class Will Explore New Industry Tools and Strategies Columbia, Mo. (July 25, 2012) — A Missouri School of Journalism professor and two alumni are among the six leading journalists and industry professionals named to the 2012-13 class of Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Fellows. The group will pursue new online revenue opportunities, social media techniques … Continued

Dean Mills to Be Inducted into Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame

Columbia, Mo. (June 29, 2012) — Six people, including Dean Mills, professor and dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, will be inducted into the Missouri Newspaper Hall of Fame. The induction program will be Sept. 21 during the 146th annual convention of the Missouri Press Association (MPA) at the Holiday Inn Select in Columbia. … Continued

KOMU-TV Wins Nine Honors at the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards

Columbia, Mo. (June 18, 2012) — KOMU-TV, the premiere training ground for television reporters and producers at the Missouri School of Journalism, took home an impressive number of awards – 9 in total – from the Kansas City Press Club Heart of America Awards ceremony held earlier this month. KOMU is affiliated with both NBC … Continued

More Than 400 Key Accomplishments, Awards and Recognitions

Faculty and Students Recognized for Excellence During 2011-12 Academic Year Columbia, Mo. (June 4, 2012) — Missouri School of Journalism students and faculty earned more than 400 top awards, honors and recognitions in writing, design, research, design, strategic communication and other areas during the 2011-12 academic year. The following list outlines these international, national and … Continued

National Network of Religion Sites Fills Gap for Religion News

Websites Hosted by the Missouri School of Journalism By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2012) — In recent years, many newspapers have been forced to eliminate religion beat writer positions due to budget cuts, leaving religion news largely uncovered throughout the country. Now, the Religion News Service (RNS), which is headquartered … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Scholars to Participate in Global Research Conference

Faculty, Students and Alumni to Present 23 Papers, Lead Two Sessions Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2012) — The Missouri School of Journalism scholars will join those from more than 60 counties and the top universities in the world at the upcoming International Communication Association meeting in Phoenix. Faculty, students and alumni will present 23 conference … Continued