Journalism Student Takes Deep Dive into Research, Learns Time Management Skills as Discovery Fellow

Assessing Newspaper Pay Models, Anna Lewis Battled Poorly-Designed Websites While Balancing Other Coursework By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (May 17, 2018) — As a freshman interested in writing for a digital publication, University of Missouri undergraduate student Anna Lewis already has a basic grasp on pay models and their importance to the industry she’s considering. … 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

‘Shark Tank’ Entrepreneur to Share Pitching Tips at Upcoming RJI Event

By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (March 14, 2018) — Next week, student competition teams at the Reynolds Journalism Institute will receive pitching advice from a “Shark Tank” entrepreneur before making their own journalism product pitches to competition judges this spring. Tranquilo CEO Melissa Gersin of Boston will speak about her preparation and pitch for the … Continued

Paula Hunt Wins MU Distinguished Dissertation Award

The Honor Recognizes Exceptional Original Scholarship and Research at the Doctoral Level Columbia, Mo. (May 30, 2017) — Paula Hunt, MA ’10, PhD ’16, is the recipient of the University of Missouri Distinguished Dissertation Award, which recognizes exceptional original scholarship and research at the doctoral level. She received a $1,000 honorarium. Hunt is the second … Continued

Missouri Journalism Scholars to Present More Than 75 Papers at International Conference

Assistant Professor Brett Johnson Earned a Top Paper Award in the Communication Law and Policy Division Columbia, Mo. (May 24, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present more than 75 papers at the 67th annual International Communication Association conference in San Diego, May 25-29. They also will serve in numerous leadership … Continued

Freshman Caroline Dade Named Outstanding First-Year Discovery Fellow

The Program Pairs Top Scholars with Students to Learn About the Process of Conducting Research By Yue Tang Columbia, Mo. (May 23, 2017) — Missouri School of Journalism freshman Caroline Dade was recently named the Outstanding First-Year Discovery Fellow by the University of Missouri Honors College. Dade, from Rogersville, Missouri, is a Walter Williams Scholar, … Continued

O.O. McIntyre Fellow Will Tell Stories About Child Marriages in European Countries

Zivile Raskauskaite, MA ’16, Wins $12,000 Stipend to Fund Her Reporting and Writing Project Columbia, Mo. (May 21, 2017) – Alumna Zivile Raskauskaite, MA ’16, is the winner of the 2017 O.O. McIntyre Fellowship, the most prestigious postgraduate award given by the Missouri School of Journalism. The program’s one-year, $12,000 stipend allows a recent graduate … Continued

Research Finds Media Portrayal of Public Shooters Can Perpetuate Stereotypes

Study Highlights Need for Journalists to Examine Implicit Bias When Reporting on Shootings By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2017) — As the pervasiveness of media reports on public shootings increase, the way in which media cover these violent stories can have broad social implications, including the creation and perpetuation of … Continued

KOMU Student’s Story on School Choice Takes Her to Indiana for Research

Senior Abby Breidenbach traveled to Evansville, Indiana, to hear from people who live in a state where school choice is a reality; Indiana has one of the largest voucher programs in the country. Abby Breidenbach Shared How This National Issue Has Affected a State Where the Voucher Program Is Already in Place By Yue Tang … Continued