Missouri Journalism Faculty, Graduate Students and Alumni to Present More Than 60 Papers at AEJMC Conference

Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers at the AEJMC conference Aug. 7-10 in Toronto, Canada. Dean David Kurpius will co-host a reception along with several SEC schools for convention-goers from 6:45-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. Six papers earned … Continued

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

During a particularly event-filled London internship, convergence journalism junior Caroline Watkins worked as part of a research team to compile what came to be known as the “Royal Baby Bible,” a resource that put relevant facts at the fingertips of CBS News correspondents as they were filing their reports on the birth of Prince Harry … 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

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

Master’s student Dan Schwartz is the winner of the 2019 Smith/Patterson Science Journalism Fellowship. Schwartz will use the fellowship to pursue a story in Peru examining Andean communities’ cultural connection with glaciers. Schwartz Will Report on How Andean Communities in Peru Are Adapting to Climate Change and the Loss of Glaciers Columbia, Mo. (April 24, … 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

DC Symposium to Discuss Social Media and the First Amendment

The Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan symposium “Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment” will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide, is the scheduled keynote speaker. Barbara Cochran, … Continued

Journalism Professor named Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Advertising

Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic communication, is the third woman and first individual from Mizzou to serve as editor-in-chief of the Journal of Advertising, a quarterly, peer-reviewed international academic journal covering advertising theories and their relationship with practice. Shelly Rodgers to serve three-year term. Columbia, Mo. (April 16, 2019) — Shelly Rodgers, professor of strategic … Continued

Missouri Journalism Master’s Student Chosen for Global Ethics Fellowship

Master’s student Alexis Allison is one of 14 journalism students from around the world chosen to participate in the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics this summer from May 25 through June 7. Alexis Allison Joins Groundbreaking Program for Journalism Students and Early-Career Journalists New York (April 11, 2019) — Alexis Allison, … Continued