Feminist Scholar on Media Representations to Present on Thursday, March 9

Meenakshi Gigi Durham Will Talk on ‘Desire and Danger: Sex, Gender, Violence and Ethics in the Media’ Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 22, 2017) — Meenakshi Gigi Durham, an internationally recognized feminist scholar and author, will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program. She will give her presentation, … Continued

New Study Identifies ‘Disconnect’ Between Media and Public

MU Study Finds Journalists Often Have a More ‘Elitist’ View of Democracy Than Many Americans By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 8, 2017) — Recently, mainstream media have faced heavy criticism from all sides of the political spectrum regarding coverage of the presidential election and other political issues. Now, researchers at the … Continued

Leaders’ Day Prepares High School Journalists for Editorial Excellence

Faculty Shared Best Practices in Political, Trauma and Cross-Cultural Reporting By Maris Smith Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 27, 2016) — High school students and advisers from across the state gathered at the University of Missouri to engage in conversations about political, trauma and cross-cultural reporting during the second annual Missouri Journalism Education Association Leaders’ Day on … Continued

Again: Missouri Students, Faculty, Staff Celebrate 560-Plus Annual Awards and Honors

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 12, 2016) — Writing, design, research and more: For the second year in a row, Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions. “I have been amazed time … 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

Associate Professor Tim Vos Elected to AEJMC Leadership Position

He Will Serve on the Committee on Research; 3-Year Term Begins in August Columbia, Mo. (May 16, 2016) — Associate Professor Tim Vos has been elected to a key standing committee of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. He will serve a three-year term. Vos will serve as a member of the … Continued

12 Journalism Students, 1 Professor Tapped into Secret Honor Societies

Honorees Are Selected for Service, Leadership and Commitment to MU Community Columbia, Mo. (April 25, 2016) — Twelve Missouri School of Journalism students and one faculty member were among the 69 inducted into five secret societies at the 89th annual Tap Day at Jesse Auditorium on the University of Missouri campus. The event, organized by … Continued

Journalism Professor Awarded 2016 Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence

Earnest Perry Is One of Five Outstanding Teachers to Be Selected; Receives a $10,000 Check By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (April 5, 2016) — University of Missouri interim Chancellor Hank Foley and Commerce Bank Chairman Jim Schatz today awarded one of the 2016 William T. Kemper Fellowships for Teaching Excellence to Earnest … Continued

School Announces Members of New Strategic Planning Leadership Team

The 8-Month Planning Process Will Begin in April Columbia, Mo. (April 5, 2016) — Dean David Kurpius has announced the formation of a new Strategic Planning Leadership Team at the Missouri School of Journalism. The group, made up of faculty, staff, a student and alumni, will hold its first meeting in mid April. The formation … Continued