Instructional Designer Angela Knoerr Wins a 2018 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award

Angela Knoerr, winner of the 2018 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award, is an instructional designer for the Missouri School of Journalism. Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2018) — Angela Knoerr, instructional designer, has won the 2018 Chancellor’s Outstanding Staff Award for her technical/paraprofessional services to the University of Missouri. The award honors the outstanding contributions of the … Continued

Graduate Student Wins a $3,000 Scripps Howard Foundation Scholarship

Master’s student Taylor Nakagawa looks forward to taking his passion for immersive journalism a step further as the winner of a 2017 Scripps Howard Foundation scholarship. Virtual Reality and 360 Journalism Provide Framework for Summer Project at The Associated Press Columbia, Mo. (May 8, 2017) — A Missouri School of Journalism graduate student will work … Continued

Students Push New Virtual Reality Software to Give Readers Control of the Story

Missouri students recently used VIAR360 to produce a pre-event review of venues for the Columbia’s True/False documentary film festival in early March. The Emerging Technologies Course Experiments with Imaging, Audio and Text Capabilities Columbia, Mo. (March 21, 2017) — Can virtual reality change the very way journalists tell stories? A program at the Missouri School … Continued

An Interviewing Tool for the Apple Watch Wins RJI Student Competition

Team Recordly Will Present Its Plan to Executives at Apple Headquarters in Cupertino, California, on May 18 Columbia, Mo. (May 5, 2016) — Nearly 100 students came to the first speed dating session. Sixteen teams submitted ideas. Ten teams made initial pitches. Five finalists received funds and mentoring to make those ideas a reality. Today, … 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

Faculty, Alumni, Students to Present Papers at Global Research Conference

11 Papers Earn Top Awards; 30 Scholars Serve in Leadership Roles Columbia, Mo. (July 15, 2014) — Missouri School of Journalism faculty, students and alumni will present an impressive 99 peer-reviewed research papers – 11 of these earning top research awards – at the upcoming Aug. 6-9 conference of the Association for Education in Journalism … Continued

New Book Sheds Light on News Outcomes

‘Gatekeeping in Transition’ Reviews Economic and Tech Shifts in Journalism Columbia, Mo. (June 24, 2015) — A new book sheds light on how news turns out the way it does in a digital media environment. “Gatekeeping in Transition” (Routledge, 2015) challenges what many journalism scholars have accepted about the outcomes of news. Editors Tim Vos, … Continued

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

SoundStir Takes Top Honors in 2015 RJI Student Competition

Turnip Team Awarded for Technical Innovation Columbia, Mo. (April 23, 2015) — SoundStir, an Android app designed to be “the only mobile community for public radio listeners,” has won the grand prize in the eighth annual Reynolds Journalism Institute Student Competition. This year’s sponsor was the Public Media Platform (PMP), a digital repository of audio, video, … Continued

Harsh Taneja Wins International Award for Research on Internet Censorship

The International Communication Association Outstanding Article Award Recognizes Scholarship with Long-term Influence Columbia, Mo. (April 10, 2015) — Missouri School of Journalism Assistant Professor Harsh Taneja with co-author Angela Xiao Wu recently received the International Communication Association (ICA) Outstanding Article Award for their article titled “Does the Great Firewall Really Isolate the Chinese? Integrating Access … Continued