NewsPro-RTDNA Poll Ranks Missouri as the No. 1 School of Journalism

News Professionals Praise the Missouri Method of Real-World, Hands-On Training Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 16, 2014) — For the second consecutive year, the Missouri School of Journalism is ranked “far and away” the No. 1 journalism school in the country in the 2014 NewsPro–Radio Television Digital News Association Top Journalism Schools survey. “Survey: The Top 20 … Continued

10 Journalism Students Represented in Homecoming Royalty, Leadership

Selection Process Based on Involvement, Achievements and Contributions to MU By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 11, 2014) — Five Missouri School of Journalism students were among the 10 named as 2014 Homecoming Royalty, including king and queen. In addition, five journalism students served on the Homecoming Steering Committee. Ethan Colbert was named king; Allison … Continued

Innovation SWAT Teams Must Be Integrated Quickly Into Newsrooms

By Jim Flink Published June 12, 2014, by PBS MediaShift; used by permission. “The more we venture into the unknown, the higher the risk, the greater the chance of failure. As in science, though, experiments are not really failures if you learn from them.” Searchlights and Sunglasses: Field Notes from the Digital Age of Journalism Risk and … Continued

Updating the Missouri Method with Rapid Iteration, Multiplatform Delivery

By Jim Flink This is the second installment of Jim Flink‘s coverage of his new multiplatform experiment at the Missouri School of Journalism. Check out his opening piece that ran in February. Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. What causes species to migrate? Inhospitable conditions? A yearning for home? A longing for greener pastures? In the … Continued

Missouri Tests Multi-Platform Storytelling Across Six Newsrooms

By Jim Flink Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. Clutter. Chaos. Copious amounts of content. News organizations are struggling right now. Struggling to connect with users, who are migrating to increasingly diverse and cluttered platforms. Struggling to migrate their staffs, sometimes chaotically, to distribute distinct, quality, multi-platform content to different and varied platforms. … Continued

News Professionals Select Missouri as the Top J-School in the Country

The ‘Missouri Method’ of Hands-On, Real-Media Training Cited for No. 1 Ranking Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 17, 2013) — News professionals have selected the Missouri School of Journalism as the top J-school in the country in the 2013 NewsPro–Radio Television Digital News Association Top Journalism Schools poll. “Survey: The Top 25 Journalism Schools – NewsPro’s Survey … Continued