NPR Series Benefits from Graduate Student’s Data Journalism Skills

Anna Boiko-Weyrauch, MA ’13, Analyzed Government Data to Show How Accidents, Injuries and Violations Harm Miners By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 25, 2014) — A recent NPR series on delinquent mine owners benefitted from the data journalism skills of a Missouri School of Journalism graduate student. Anna Boiko-Weyrauch, MA ’13, worked on the series as … Continued

$1 Million Gift to MU to Support Community Journalism

Gift Will Support Conferences, Research on Helping Small, Local Newspapers Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 19, 2014) — Walter B. Potter Jr., a resident of Falls Church, Virginia, has committed $1 million to the Missouri School of Journalism to supplement the Walter B. Potter Fund for Innovation in Local Journalism, established in 2010. The endowment supports teaching … Continued

Photographs from Recent Master’s Project Published by Wall Street Journal

The Essay by Stuart Palley, MA ’13, Explored the Salton Sea Resort Area in California By Annie Rees Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2014) — Photographs from a Missouri School of Journalism’s master’s project were published in the Sept. 14, 2014, Photo Journal in the Wall Street Journal. Photojournalist Stuart Palley, MA ’13, explored the Salton … Continued

Journalism Graduate Students Create Interactive Election-Tracking Map

The Programming Skills Were Learned Through a Weekend Workshop on Data Journalism By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 14, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism graduate students Travis Hartman, Roman Kolgushev and James Gordon created an interactive map of statewide amendment issues and races for for the midterm elections. The team spent three weeks … Continued

Master’s Student Publishes iBook Showcasing Photos, Writing of Jack and Dorothy Fields

Jonathan Stephanoff Also Curated an Exhibit of the Fields’ Work at the McDougall Center Gallery By Rebecca Dell Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2014) — The stunning blue vistas, animated faces and written compositions from husband-wife photographer-writer team Jack and Dorothy Fields are now available in iBook form, thanks to Jonathan Stephanoff, MA ’14. The Fieldses … Continued

2 Journalism Students Selected as David Kaplan Memorial Fellows

Both Receive Paid Positions at ABC News Washington Bureau and a $15,000 Stipend By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 22, 2014) — Stephanie Ebbs and A.J. Feather have been selected as David Kaplan Memorial Fellows at ABC News in Washington, D.C. This is the first time in the 22-year history that two fellows have been … Continued

2 Strategic Communication Students Win in National 3% Competition

Poster by Jenny Sanchez and Anna Vierneisel Seeks Gender Diversity in Creative Advertising Leadership By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 18, 2014) — Strategic communication students Jenny Sanchez, a master’s student, and Anna Vierneisel, a senior, have been named winners of the 3% Student Competition. They will represent the Missouri School of Journalism at the … Continued

Missourian, Vox Magazine Win Top Honors at Missouri Press Association

By Columbia Missourian Staff Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 29, 2014) — The Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine won 69 awards in the 2014 Missouri Press Association Better Newspaper Contest, including 19 first-place awards and the Gold Medal Newspaper award. Both the Missourian and Vox placed in several categories that recognize stories, photos, multimedia, design and projects. All of … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Faculty, Students and Alumni to Present 100-Plus Papers at International Conference; 18 Earn Top Paper Awards

3 Alumnae to Receive Special Recognition at the Montreal Meeting Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present an impressive 117 peer-reviewed research papers – 18 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 6-9 conference of the Association for Education in Journalism and … Continued