Two from the Missouri School of Journalism Recognized by Editor & Publisher Journal

Missourian’s Ad Director Bryan Chester and Ryan Martin, BJ ’10, Named to Publication’s ’25 Under 35′ List Reprinted with permission from Editor and Publisher. Columbia, Mo. (April 24, 2015) — Bryan Chester, the advertising director at the Columbia Missourian, and Ryan Martin, BJ ’10, the managing director at The Elkhart Truth in Indiana, were recently … Continued

Technology Sparks Innovation During Costa Rica Study Abroad Trip

The Course Offers Different Challenges and Opportunities for Storytelling Columbia, Mo. (March 16, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism students brought an array of technologies on a field-reporting trip in January to Costa Rica, where they encountered a smorgasbord of stories and new ways of telling them. The students used infrared imaging, a drone, three-dimensional … Continued

If Facebook Use Causes Envy, Depression Could Follow

Users Should Be Aware of Why People Use Facebook to Avoid Feelings of Envy By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 4, 2015) — Browsing Facebook has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people. Because so many people engage with the website daily, researchers are interested in how emotionally involved … Continued

Vivian Schiller to Deliver Keynote at 2015 Journalism Interactive Conference

The Media Executive Focuses on the Intersection of Journalism and Technology Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 29, 2014) — The former head of news for Twitter, Vivian Schiller, will deliver the keynote address at the 4th annual Journalism Interactive conference this April in Columbia, Missouri. The Missouri School of Journalism and the Reynolds Journalism Institute will host … Continued

Missouri Takes Mobile-First Training Approach

Over the last couple of years, the University of Missouri’s journalism school has upped efforts to wrap a mobile, or digital, first approach into the curriculum. “We are going at it hard because we think it’s an emerging model,” says Judd Slivka, an assistant professor of convergence journalism. “It’s causing us to rethink how we … Continued

How Students Used PublishThis to Curate RJI’s Mobile First Symposium

By Hannah Schmidt and Meredith Turk Published May 20, 2014, by PBS MediaShift; used by permission. At the Missouri School of Journalism, students are guinea pigs for new innovations, products and processes that are breaking ground in the news and digital spheres. Ten students in Jim Flink‘s Emerging Technologies class had firsthand experience using a curation … Continued

Missouri Journalism Scholars to Present 39 Papers at the International Communication Association Conference

Theme of ‘Communication and the Good Life’ Allows Exploration of the Challenges of the New Media Environment By Caroline Murray Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present 39 papers at the 64th annual conference of the International Communication Association, which begins May 22 in Seattle. The … Continued

Twitter Use Linked to Infidelity and Divorce, MU Study Finds

By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (April 7, 2014) — Twitter and other social networking services have revolutionized the way people create and maintain relationships. However, new research shows that Twitter use could actually be damaging to users’ romantic relationships. Russell Clayton, a doctoral student in the University of Missouri School of Journalism, … Continued

Hilary Weaver to Tweet for Women in the World Summit in New York

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, Actress Meryl Streep and Former President Jimmy Carter Are Among the Event’s Headliners Columbia, Mo. (April 2, 2014) — Magazine journalism senior Hilary Weaver will be one of three volunteers live tweeting panel discussions at the “Women in the World” summit. The three-day event begins this Thursday evening, April … Continued