Journalism Professor Launches Exhibition of Historic Mississippi Photographs

This Is the First Major Showing of the Work of O.N. Pruitt to the Public After 30 Years of Archiving and Research Columbia, Missouri (March 3, 2017) — Berkley Hudson, an associate professor of magazine journalism at the Missouri School of Journalism, launched an exhibit of historic Mississippi photographs on March 1. The exhibit features … Continued

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

Professor, Doctoral Student Win National Recognition for Media History Research

The Scholars Were Recognized at the American Journalism Historians Association National Convention St. Petersburg, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2016) — A Missouri School of Journalism professor and a doctoral student are among the winning scholars who presented at the American Journalism Historians Association national convention in St. Petersburg, Florida. A total of six category wins and … Continued

Newspapers, Digital Subscription Services Can Optimize Profits with New Model

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Aug. 18, 2016) — For decades, newspapers have relied on print advertising as their primary source of revenue. However, as newspaper readers continue to read more of their news online rather than in print, advertising revenue is dwindling for many newspapers. Now, researchers from the University of … Continued

PR Officials Should Utilize Twitter, Social Media During Crises to Gauge Public Response

New Theoretical Approach Could Provide Public Relations Professionals with a Tool to Better Respond to Various Audiences During Crises By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (July 27, 2016) — Previous research on crisis communications strategies has examined how and why organizations develop specific stances toward their audiences or “publics” during crisis situations. However, … Continued

Faculty, Students, Alumni to Present Almost 90 Papers at Global Conference

19 Papers Earn Top Awards; More Than 40 Missouri Journalism Scholars to Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 25, 2016) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present almost 90 peer-reviewed research papers – 19 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 4-7 conference of the Association … 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