iPhone Separation Linked to Anxiety, Poor Cognitive Performance

Research Suggests iPhone Users Avoid Parting with Their Phones During Daily Situations that Involve a Great Deal of Attention By Nathan Hurst MU News Bureau Columbia, Mo. (Jan. 9, 2015) — Cell phone use has become a common part of life as mobile devices have become one of the most popular ways to communicate. Even … 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

School Helps Create Website About Missouri Legislative Activity

‘Access Missouri’ Provides Comprehensive Data to Help Voters Make Informed Decisions Columbia, Mo. (Nov. 3, 2014) — For the first time, extensive data about the Missouri General Assembly has been curated and organized into an accessible site as a result of a collaboration between KBIA-FM, an NPR-affiliate station, and the University of Missouri Informatics Institute. … 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

Journalism Student One of 20 Undergraduates Selected to Present Research Projects to Missouri State Legislators

Hannah Reese Presents Mobile Application Project at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol in Jefferson City By Lauren Elliott Columbia, Mo. (March 19, 2014) — Hannah Reese, a junior dual major in journalism and English, presented her project “Adventures of a Hack: Revitalizing Victorian Literature Through a Mobile Application” at Undergraduate Research Day at the … Continued

Missouri Tests Multi-Platform Storytelling Across Six Newsrooms

By Jim Flink Originally published to PBS MediaShift; used by permission. Clutter. Chaos. Copious amounts of content. News organizations are struggling right now. Struggling to connect with users, who are migrating to increasingly diverse and cluttered platforms. Struggling to migrate their staffs, sometimes chaotically, to distribute distinct, quality, multi-platform content to different and varied platforms. … Continued

Students Use Google Glass to Cover the World Food Prize Conference

The New Wearable Technology Has Potential for Journalism By Bill Allen Des Moines, Iowa (Oct. 21, 2013) — It started when Bruce Rasa walked into the pressroom Thursday afternoon in the Marriott Hotel Downtown wearing Google Glass. It ended with Kate Hrdina and Rachel Zamzow, two University of Missouri students, pioneering in using Google Glass … Continued

Emerging Technologies in Journalism Class Experiments with Distant News Coverage of ONA13

Project Might Provide Insights About How to Maximize Work of Foreign Bureaus Columbia, Mo. (Oct. 21, 2013) — Students from the Emerging Technologies in Journalism class at the Missouri School of Journalism experimented in technology-enabled distant news coverage of ONA13, the Online News Association 2013 conference held Oct. 17-19 in Atlanta. Each of the students … Continued