London Internship Provides Opportunity for Missouri Student to Help Compile ‘Royal Baby Bible’ for CBS News-London Correspondents

Convergence reporting class helped prepare junior Caroline Watkins for fast-paced reporting environment. By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 20, 2019) — As they were reporting on the birth of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s child, CBS News correspondents based in London turned to the “Royal Baby Bible,” a resource packed with information compiled by a … Continued

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

Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. during Annual Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan Symposium Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2019) — First Amendment advocates and social media observers acknowledged at the Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium that the journalism and legal sectors are walking a tight rope. “We are having a reckoning about big tech that is overdue,” … Continued

Graduate Student Dan Schwartz is 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellow

Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2019) — Journalism master’s student Dan Schwartz will report on how mountain communities in Peru are using ancient technology to adapt to climate change and the loss of glaciers as this year’s … Continued

Associate Professor Emeritus Clyde Bentley Completes Fulbright Specialist Fellowship

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 University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. Bentley taught both undergraduate and graduate students in the University of Ljubljana’s journalism … Continued

DC Symposium to Discuss Social Media and the First Amendment

Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium Will Be Held April 25 in Washington Columbia, Mo. (April 17, 2019) — Is the First Amendment still relevant in the age of social media? How can we be sure that what we’re reading and watching is true? What can social media platforms do to curtail the spread of misinformation … Continued

Missouri Journalism Master’s Student Chosen for Global Ethics Fellowship

Alexis Allison Joins Groundbreaking Program for Journalism Students and Early-Career Journalists New York (April 11, 2019) — Alexis Allison, a master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism, is one of 14 journalism students and early-career journalists chosen for the 2019 Journalism Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). … Continued

Missouri Journalism Senior Wins Prestigious Overseas Press Club Foundation Award

Daphne Psaledakis Among 16 Winners Chosen from 175 Applicants from 50 Colleges/Universities Nationwide New York City (March 6, 2019) — Daphne Psaledakis, a senior at the University of Missouri, received an Overseas Press Club Foundation Scholar Award at the Foundation’s 2019 Annual Scholar Awards Luncheon held at the Yale Club in New York City. C.J. … Continued

Two-Person Reporting Team to Cover Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Wire-Service Pop-Up-Type Newsroom Setting

Event Will Be a ‘Demonstration’ for Future Collaboration Among Journalism School Newsrooms By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2018) — As Nobel laureate George Smith prepares to receive the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work he did at the University of Missouri, two Missouri Journalism seniors will have their own once-in-a-lifetime opportunity reporting … Continued

Missouri Journalism Students Tackle Learning Tennis Reporting in Foreign Culture

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 23, 2018) Travel to China. Check! Report on a major professional tennis tournament, hosting 300,000 people and broadcasting to 60 countries. Check! Try my hand at sports reporting. Check! Get out of my comfort zone to expand my skills. Check! These are just some of the things Missouri School … Continued