Missouri School of Journalism Launches New Investigative Fellowship Program To Support Authors

The Watchdog Writers Group will provide stipends to authors and give students hands-on experience in investigative journalism. Columbia, Mo. (July 24, 2019) — The Missouri School of Journalism is launching a groundbreaking fellowship program to support authors as they write in-depth print journalism projects while also training future generations of investigative reporters. The Watchdog Writers … Continued

Stacey Woelfel Is RJI’s New Drone Director

Stacey Woelfel, a professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and the director of the Jonathan B. Murray Center for Documentary Journalism, will be adding some new oversight duties to his portfolio as the new director of aerial journalism at the Reynolds Journalism Institute. In this role, Woelfel will be overseeing the institute’s four-drone fleet, … Continued

Grad Students Tasked with Solving Associated Press Challenge Win Business-Journalism Competition

Columbia, Mo. (May 9, 2019) — A University of Missouri team of students tasked with increasing awareness, bringing in more customers and monetizing the health and science vertical at the Associated Press won the 10th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition. The competition brought together graduate students from the Missouri School of … Continued

Journalists, Legal Experts Wrangle with the First Amendment and Social Media

Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. during Annual Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan Symposium Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2019) — First Amendment advocates and social media observers acknowledged at the Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium that the journalism and legal sectors are walking a tight rope. “We are having a reckoning about big tech that is overdue,” … Continued

DC Symposium to Discuss Social Media and the First Amendment

Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium Will Be Held April 25 in Washington Columbia, Mo. (April 17, 2019) — Is the First Amendment still relevant in the age of social media? How can we be sure that what we’re reading and watching is true? What can social media platforms do to curtail the spread of misinformation … Continued

Advertising Scholar on Consumer Behavior to Present on Tuesday, March 19

Ron Faber Will Talk on Compulsive Buying and Understanding the Harmful Behavior Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 28, 2019) — Ron Faber, an internationally recognized scholar and author, will lecture at the Missouri School of Journalism as part of the School’s Distinguished Visiting Scholar Program. Faber will give his presentation, “Attempting to Understand Compulsive Buying: A 25 … Continued

Two-Person Reporting Team to Cover Nobel Prize Ceremonies in Wire-Service Pop-Up-Type Newsroom Setting

Event Will Be a ‘Demonstration’ for Future Collaboration Among Journalism School Newsrooms By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 5, 2018) — As Nobel laureate George Smith prepares to receive the prestigious Nobel Prize in Chemistry for work he did at the University of Missouri, two Missouri Journalism seniors will have their own once-in-a-lifetime opportunity reporting … Continued

School to Host Open House During Mizzou Family Weekend

Event Will Be Held on Friday Afternoon, Sept. 21 Columbia, Mo. (Sept. 11, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will host an open house from 1 to 4 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, for students in journalism and their families. The event is held in conjunction with Family Weekend, sponsored by the University of Missouri. A … Continued