BBC Radio Visits with Dean Kurpius About Challenges Facing Journalists

Emerging Technologies, Social Media Give Citizens Access to Information Washington (March 13, 2017) — BBC newsreader Charissa Chadderton visited with Dean David Kurpius after the March 9 Missouri-Hurley Symposium on Fact-Checking, Fake News and the Future of Political Reporting. The symposium, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., was sponsored by the Missouri … 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

Missouri-Hurley Symposium Offers Insights into Diversity, First Amendment

Accountable Leadership, Relationship Building Are Keys to Increasing Minorities on MU Campus and the Industry By Andrew Kreighbaum and Karol Ilagan Washington (March 28, 2016) — During last fall’s protests over racial issues at the University of Missouri, Morgan Young found herself in a predicament. As a black woman, she understood the students’ concerns. Young … Continued