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

ASNE and Missouri School of Journalism Develop Unique Training Resources for High Schools

24 Ready-to-Present Online Modules Available Now By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (April 6, 2016) — The American Society of News Editors collaborated with Missouri School of Journalism faculty and staff to develop journalism training resources for secondary-school teachers and students. “Both the novice and experienced journalism teacher can take their student media program to the … Continued

Missouri-Hurley Symposium Offers Insights into Diversity, First Amendment

Accountable Leadership, Relationship Building Are Keys to Increasing Minorities on MU Campus and the Industry By Andrew Kreighbaum and Karol Ilagan Washington (March 28, 2016) — During last fall’s protests over racial issues at the University of Missouri, Morgan Young found herself in a predicament. As a black woman, she understood the students’ concerns. Young … Continued

Tim Tai Accepts First Amendment Defender Award at DC Banquet

Radio Television Digital News Foundation Honors 6 for Their Commitment to Press Freedom Washington (March 17, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism senior Tim Tai was among the distinguished group of six journalists and First Amendment leaders honored by the Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF) for their commitment to press freedom at the 26th … Continued

2 Sunshine Week Events to Explore First Amendment Issues

Discussions Will Be Held on Campus and in DC Columbia, Mo. (March 8, 2016) — As journalists and citizens across the country re-examine the First Amendment and Freedom of Information during Sunshine Week, March 13 to 19, the Missouri School of Journalism will host several public discussions among professionals, academics, citizens and students. These explorations … Continued

DC Symposium to Explore Diversity, Inclusion, First Amendment

Missouri-Hurley Symposium Will Be Held March 17 in Washington Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2016) — What happens when a news story about racial discord, university leadership and academic freedom becomes an international sensation on social media and attracts dozens of news organizations to Missouri? What did faculty and students of the world’s first journalism school … Continued