Earnest Perry Named New Associate Dean for Graduate Studies

His Appointment Will Be Effective July 1 Columbia, Mo. (March 22, 2016) — Earnest Perry will be the new associate dean for graduate studies at the Missouri School of Journalism, Dean David Kurpius announced today. His appointment is effective July 1. “Earnest has long demonstrated a passion for developing the talents of master’s and doctoral … Continued

Assistant Professor Brett Johnson Named 2016-17 Emerging Scholar

The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Selects His Proposal from 41 Submitted Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 6, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Brett Johnson is one of four international journalism educators to be named an Emerging Scholar by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). His proposal, … Continued

Missouri Faculty, Alumni, Students Publish New Textbook on Cross-Cultural Journalism

The Book Will Help Journalists, Strategic Communicators Produce Work That Resonates with Audiences They Serve Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 6, 2016) — An introductory textbook designed to teach college students how to write about and communicate with people of backgrounds different from their own has just been published. “Cross-Cultural Journalism: Communicating Strategically About Diversity” is edited … Continued

School Welcomes New Faculty Members, Announces Promotions

Mark Hinojosa Joins Convergence Journalism Faculty; Brett Johnson, Journalism Studies By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 10, 2015) — With the start of the fall semester, the Missouri School of Journalism welcomes two new faculty members and announces six faculty promotions. Among those receiving a promotion to full professor was Maggie Walter, to associate professor, … Continued

More than 560 Awards and Honors: Missouri Students, Faculty Celebrate Excellence

Individual and School Achievements Represent the Highest Standards in Research, Multimedia, Writing and More Columbia, Mo. (July 14, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students, faculty and staff earned more than 560 top awards, honors and other recognitions during the 2014-15 academic year. Among the listings are a National Edward R. Murrow Award, selections for … Continued

Faculty, Alumni, Students to Present Papers at Global Research Conference

11 Papers Earn Top Awards; 30 Scholars Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 15, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present an impressive 99 peer-reviewed research papers – 11 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 6-9 conference of the Association for Education in Journalism … Continued

New Book Sheds Light on News Outcomes

‘Gatekeeping in Transition’ Reviews Economic and Tech Shifts in Journalism Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2015) — A new book sheds light on how news turns out the way it does in a digital media environment. “Gatekeeping in Transition” (Routledge, 2015) challenges what many journalism scholars have accepted about the outcomes of news. Editors Tim Vos, … Continued

Missouri Has Strong Presence at International Communication Conference

Faculty, Students and Alumni Present 39 Refereed Papers, Earn 4 Top Paper Awards Columbia, Mo. (May 28, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni presented 39 refereed papers at the 65th annual conference of the International Communication Association. The four-day meeting was held May 21-25 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Five of … Continued

Earnest Perry Wins the O.O. McIntyre Professorship for Teaching Excellence

The Award Comes with a $10,000 Salary Supplement for Next Academic Year Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2015) — Associate Professor Earnest Perry is the 2015 winner of the O.O. McIntyre Professorship at the Missouri School of Journalism. The award recognizes teaching excellence and comes with a $10,000 salary supplement for the 2015-16 academic year. Several … Continued

3 Missouri Journalism Faculty Honored for Longevity and Accomplishments

Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin and Interim Provost Ken Dean Presented the Awards Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 5, 2015) — Three Missouri School of Journalism professors were among the University of Missouri faculty recently honored for their work and service. Sandra Davidson was one of three who received a Curators Teaching Professorship, one of the most prestigious … Continued