Columbia Missourian Earns International Recognition for Olympic Page Design

The Paper Won a Silver Medal and Honorable Mention in the Society of News Design Awards Competition Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 16, 2016) — The Society for News Design‘s Region 19 – covering Asia and the South Pacific, including India, Australia, Japan, Indonesia and Southeast Asia – has awarded the Columbia Missourian a silver medal and … Continued

Visiting Journalists to Discuss US-India Partnership Related to Covering Health

The Presentation Will Begin at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 27, at the Reynolds Journalism Institute By Betsy Smith Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 25, 2016) — Two visiting journalists will discuss public health, health journalism, and international journalism education with University of Missouri faculty, staff and students this week. Laura Ungar, national/regional health enterprise reporter for USA … Continued

Alfred Friendly Fellowship Program Formalizes Partnership with School

Memorandum Builds on Strong Foundation of Caring About International News Coverage Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 22, 2016) — Alfred Friendly Press Partners and the Missouri School of Journalism formalized a partnership that brings together the world’s first journalism school with a journalism fellowship program that’s trained more than 300 reporters, editors and broadcasters from 82 countries … Continued

Alumna Who Led Panama Papers Project Wins International Award

Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, Will Moderate a Panel on Investigative Reporting Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 30, 2016) — The Alfred Friendly Foundation will present Marina Walker Guevara, MA ’05, deputy director of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, with the Susan Talalay Award for Outstanding Journalism on Saturday, Sept. 10, in Washington, D.C. The Alfred … Continued

Faculty, Students, Alumni to Present Almost 90 Papers at Global Conference

19 Papers Earn Top Awards; More Than 40 Missouri Journalism Scholars to Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 25, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present almost 90 peer-reviewed research papers – 19 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 4-7 conference of the Association … Continued

Photojournalism Master’s Student Wins International Award

Alexey Furman’s Award-Winning Work Features Injured Ukrainian Veterans Columbia, Mo. (July 20, 2016) — A photojournalism master’s student at the Missouri School of Journalism has gained international recognition for his work featuring injured Ukrainian veterans. Alexey Furman received the Grand Prize in the International Academic Forum 2016 Documentary Photography Award competition. Furman is a Ukrainian … Continued

Foreign Press Association Awards Aleksandr Gorbachev $10,000 First Place Scholarship

The Russian Journalist and Fulbright Fellow’s Thesis Was on Business Models of American Digital Longform Publications New York (May 20, 2016) — Aleksandr Gorbachev, MA ’16, has won the first place prize of $10,000 from the Foreign Press Association Scholarship Fund. He was one of five international students to be recognized at the organization’s May … Continued

Alumna Leads ‘Panama Papers’ Investigation, Shares Project with Students

Marina Walker, MA ’05, Co-Managed One of the Largest Collaborative Investigative Projects in Journalism History Columbia, Mo. (May 10, 2016) — Marina Walker Guevera, MA ’05, and a 2002 Alfred Friendly Fellow from Argentina, co-managed the Panama Papers, one of the largest collaborative investigative projects in journalism history. Walker decided to become an investigative reporter … Continued

Fellowship Targets New Countries, Forms New Partnerships

Columbia, Mo. (March 21, 2016) – Six journalists chosen for the 2016 Alfred Friendly and Daniel Pearl fellowship program come from countries with media environments that range from challenging (South Africa, Pakistan, Kenya) or regressive (Turkey, Ukraine) to extremely repressive (Cuba). After a daylong cultural adaptation workshop, the 2016 Fellows go through two weeks of … Continued

Global Public Relations Executive, Alumnus Bob Leaf Gives Solomon Lecture

Leaf Share Insights About Strategy, Research with Missouri Journalism Students and Faculty By Patrick LeBeau Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2015) — Retired Burson-Marsteller executive Bob Leaf, BJ ’52, MA ’54, delivered the 2015 Raymond M. Solomon Memorial Lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism on Sept. 2. Leaf spoke about his extensive experience in the … Continued