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

Six papers earned top research awards; more than 40 Missouri journalism scholars to serve as moderators, discussants, panelists and workshop leaders. Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2019) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 60 peer-reviewed research papers at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication conference Aug. … Continued

Associate Professor Tim Vos Awarded 2019 MU Graduate Faculty Mentor Award

Award Recognizes Outstanding Mentoring Relationships an Adviser Develops with Graduate Students Columbia, Mo. (May 3, 2019) — Tim Vos, associate professor of journalism studies and the Wallace Turner Faculty Fellow at the Missouri School of Journalism, has been awarded the University of Missouri Graduate Faculty Mentor award. The award qualifies Vos as the MU nominee … 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

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

Advertising Scholar on Consumer Behavior to Present on Tuesday, March 19

Ron Faber Will Talk on Compulsive Buying and Understanding the Harmful Behavior Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2019) — Ron Faber, an internationally recognized scholar and author, will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program. Faber will give his presentation, “Attempting to Understand Compulsive Buying: A 25 … Continued

Yong Volz Named Outstanding Adviser for National Honor Society

Volz is the First Winner from Mizzou in More Than 30 Years Columbia, Mo. (May 18, 2018) — Kappa Tau Alpha will honor Missouri Journalism Associate Professor Yong Volz with the William H. Taft Outstanding Adviser Award during the annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication in Washington this August. … Continued

Associate Professor Tim Vos Elected to AEJMC Leadership Position

He Will Serve as Vice President; Become President in 2020 Columbia, Mo. (April 30, 2018) — Associate Professor Tim Vos has been elected to serve as Vice President of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). He will serve a one-year term from Oct. 2018 to Sept. 2019, a one-year term as … Continued

Professor Emeritus Keith Sanders Steps Down as Kappa Tau Alpha Executive Director

Assistant Professor Beverly Horvit Now Serves in This Role Columbia, Mo. (April 4, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism Professor Emeritus Keith Sanders has stepped down as the executive director of Kappa Tau Alpha, journalism’s national honor society, after 25 years of service. His successor is Beverly Horvit, assistant professor in journalism studies, who assumed … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Sees Opportunities for a New Golden Age for Journalism’s Role in Society, Democracy

Dean Announces a Far-Reaching Strategic Plan That Sets Direction in an Era of Challenges for Journalism Washington, D.C. (March 9, 2017) — Confronting a maelstrom of changes in the environment for journalism, the Missouri School of Journalism today affirmed the important role journalism plays in a democracy and announced a sweeping strategic plan to maintain … Continued