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

At top right, Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide and anchor of “Reliable Sources,” delivers the 2019 Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium keynote address. At bottom, Curtis B. Hurley Chair in Public Affairs Journalism and event organizer Barbara Cochran and Missouri Journalism Dean David Kurpius listen attentively. Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. … Continued

DC Symposium to Discuss Social Media and the First Amendment

The Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan symposium “Free Speech, Free Press or Free for All? Social Media and the First Amendment” will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Brian Stelter, chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide, is the scheduled keynote speaker. Barbara Cochran, … Continued

Journalism School Celebrates 50 Years of Washington, D.C. Program with Event on Dec. 5

Boasting hundreds of alumni, the Missouri School of Journalism Washington, D.C. program has been giving graduate and undergraduate students hands-on experience contributing to the largest press corps in the country since 1968. Columbia, Mo. (Dec. 4, 2018) — The Missouri School of Journalism will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its Washington, D.C. program on Dec … Continued

Fellowship Program Honoring Fallen ABC News Journalist Reaches Quarter-Century Mark

For 25 years, the David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship has provided Missouri Journalism students with an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and mentorship at ABC News in Washington. David Kaplan Memorial Fellowship Provides Mizzou Students with Opportunity to Gain Hands-On Experience and Mentorship By Jennifer Nelson Columbia, Mo. (June 1, 2018) — For twenty-five years, students … Continued

Journalists, Legal Experts Acknowledge Challenges of Truth, Trust and the First Amendment in Trump Era

Speakers and panelists at this year’s “Truth, Trust and the First Amendment in the Digital Age” (from left to right) included Clarence Page, Chicago Tribune; Barbara Cochran, Missouri School of Journalism; Chris Buskirk, American Greatness; Mary-Rose Papandrea, University of North Carolina School of Law; RonNell Anderson Jones, University of Utah College of Law; Floyd Abrams, … Continued

Missouri School of Journalism NABJ-MU Student Chapter Visits Leading Washington D.C. Media Outlets

Twenty-eight NABJ-MU members had the opportunity to visit different media agencies such as The Washington Post, NBC, Ogilvy Washington, USA Today, and Newsy, among others. Trip Offered Networking, Educational and Professional Development Opportunities By Gabrielle Hays Columbia, Mo. (Feb. 6, 2018) — Leading into the month of February, the MU Chapter of the National Association … Continued

11 Graduate Students Receive $3,000 White House Correspondents’ Association Scholarships

White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship winners pose for a photo during the annual dinner on April 29. Missouri recipients are: front row: Jinghong Chen (third from left), Kasia Kovacs, Kouichi Shirayanagi, Xuejiao Wang, Molly Olmstead and Brittany Crocker (fifth through ninth from left). Back row: Francisco Vara-Orta (center), Jill Olmstead and Adam Aton (third and … Continued