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

Discussion Took Place in Washington D.C. during Annual Missouri-Hurley Price Sloan Symposium Washington, D.C. (April 30, 2019) — First Amendment advocates and social media observers acknowledged at the Missouri–Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium that the journalism and legal sectors are walking a tight rope. “We are having a reckoning about big tech that is overdue,” … Continued

DC Symposium to Discuss Social Media and the First Amendment

Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium Will Be Held April 25 in Washington Columbia, Mo. (April 17, 2019) — Is the First Amendment still relevant in the age of social media? How can we be sure that what we’re reading and watching is true? What can social media platforms do to curtail the spread of misinformation … Continued

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

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 from the Missouri School of Journalism have had the opportunity to spend a semester at ABC News in Washington D.C. as a David Kaplan Memorial Fellow. To … Continued

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

Discussion at Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium as President Announces He’ll Be a No-Show at Annual Media Gathering Next Month By Adam Shapiro Washington (April 6, 2018) — “Truth, Trust and the First Amendment in the Digital Age” was the perfectly-selected name for this year’s Missouri-Hurley and Price Sloan Symposium as one of the panelists … Continued

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

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 of Black Journalists (NABJ) spent one week in Washington D.C. for its annual media tour. Twenty-eight NABJ-MU members had the opportunity to visit different media … Continued

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

The Group Was Honored by Top Journalists and Other Dignitaries at the Organization’s Annual Dinner Washington (June 5, 2017) — Eleven Missouri School of Journalism graduate students, selected as White House Correspondents’ Association scholarship recipients, received a $3,000 grant to study in Washington, D.C., during the 2016-17 academic year. They and the 13 other recipients … Continued