KBIA-FM Wins 2 Sigma Delta Chi Awards

NPR-Member Station Recognized in Breaking News and Public Service Journalism Categories By KBIA Staff Columbia, Mo. (April 27, 2016) — KBIA-FM was honored in two out of the five radio categories in the Sigma Delta Chi contest sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists. Missouri School of Journalism students produce stories with audio, video and … Continued

New York City Internship Program to Be Offered Year-Round

Semester Highlights Include Networking, Tours, Professional Development and Seminar Class Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2016) — Students at the Missouri School of Journalism now have the chance to spend a fall or winter semester gaining professional experience in New York City as part of their studies, thanks to an expansion of the MU Journalism Abroad … Continued

KBIA-FM Team Publishes Multimedia Package on Campus Race Relations

Audio Stories of ‘Mizzou at a Crossroads’ Will Be Available as Podcasts By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (March 15, 2016) — A new multimedia project on race relations at the University of Missouri allowed students and faculty at KBIA-FM to explore new storytelling techniques. “Mizzou at a Crossroads” is an in-depth analysis on the history … Continued

2 Sunshine Week Events to Explore First Amendment Issues

Discussions Will Be Held on Campus and in DC Columbia, Mo. (March 8, 2016) — As journalists and citizens across the country re-examine the First Amendment and Freedom of Information during Sunshine Week, March 13 to 19, the Missouri School of Journalism will host several public discussions among professionals, academics, citizens and students. These explorations … Continued

Access Missouri Receives $35,000 Knight Foundation Grant

KBIA-FM, Others Will Use Funding to Support Missouri Government Data Access Columbia, Mo. (March 7, 2016) — Access Missouri has received a $35,000 grant from the Knight Foundation Knight Prototype Fund. The project is designed to help journalists and the general public easily find accurate and current Missouri state government information. The funding will help … Continued

Missouri Students Team Up with Associated Press to Produce Virtual Reality View of the New York City Subway

Columbia, Mo. (March 1, 2016) – A team of three Missouri School of Journalism students – Berkeley Lovelace Jr., Taylor Nakagawa and Haley Reed – went underground to report on a collaborative project with The Associated Press. Students joined forces with the Associated Press through their capstone class in convergence journalism at the School and their … Continued

New Book on Ethics Addresses Challenges in Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing

Professors Margaret Duffy, Esther Thorson Hope ‘Persuasion Ethics Today’ Will Help Students and Practitioners with Difficult Questions By Kiara Ealy Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 3, 2016) — Two Missouri School of Journalism professors, Margaret Duffy and Esther Thorson, have published a new book that explores communication ethics in the fields of advertising, promotions, public relations and … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism Offers Nuclear Energy Workshop to Journalists

By Katherine Hambrick Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 27, 2016) — More than 20 professional journalists from around the country and five Missouri journalism students will attend a nuclear energy workshop at the Missouri School of Journalism Jan. 28-29. “The Promise & Perils of Nuclear Energy: A Workshop for Journalists” is aimed at educating journalists and journalism … Continued

Journalists Share Experiences, Tips on How to Report on Disease

A Photographic Exhibit on Leprosy, ‘Carville: No Place for Cowards,’ Is Now on Display at the McDougall Center By Ashley Szatala Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 23, 2015) — Mark Petty, BJ ’75, was on assignment for The Pensacola (Florida) News Journal to do a quick story about patients at a leprosy hospital in Carville, Louisiana. Upon … Continued

3 Convergence Students Attend Women’s Hackathon on Immersive Journalism

Sarah Darby’s Team Wins an Honorable Mention for a Virtual Reality Wire Service Concept Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2015) — Three convergence journalism students attended the Women’s Hackathon on Immersive Journalism Oct. 9-11 at the University of Southern California‘s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. With support from the Reynolds Journalism Institute, Sarah Darby, Micheala … Continued