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Soledad O’Brien speaks on the importance of diversity in the media

By Alyssa Bessasparis | Dec. 6, 2015

O’Brien has earned two Peabody Awards, several Emmys and the NAACP President’s Award for her groundbreaking news coverage.

In Print: Show Me: What have MU’s notable been up to?

By Alyssa Bessasparis | Oct. 6, 2015

From show business to sports to journalism and more, former Tigers represent MU across the country.

‘League of Denial’ authors speak at MU

By Peter Baugh | Sept. 10, 2015

Steve Fainaru: “Any information that we can provide that helps other people think about the way they do their jobs, that would be great.”

In Print: Women in Media advocates for equality in the media industry

By Tess Vrbin | Sept. 1, 2015

The organization hopes to collaborate with the Panhellenic Association, the Relationship and Sexual Violence Prevention Center, the Women’s Center and the LGBTQ Center.

Journalism students question safety after on-air shooting

By Allyson Sherwin | Aug. 28, 2015

“This one strike close to home, because the victims look so much like us,” KOMU News Director Randy Reeves said. “We have everything in common with them. It hurts my heart. It’s legitimately scary.”

In Print: MU brainstorms uses for Blair’s $1 million estate gift

By Maddie Foster | May 5, 2015

“Hopefully it’ll trigger other journalism schools and communication programs to look at this as an area of important study,” Blair said.

Column: Viewing American journalism as a privilege

By Loretta Lee | April 28, 2015

Many countries across the world try to censor journalistic practices, but in America, we are allowed to report the truth.

Alum donates $1 million for LGBT journalism education, research

Alum donates $1 million for LGBT journalism education, research

By George Roberson | April 24, 2015

The $1 million estate gift comes from alum Timothy Blair.

Kurpius plans to increase diversity, student innovation in J-school

In Print: Kurpius plans to increase diversity, student innovation in J-school

By Taylor Blatchford | April 14, 2015

“It’s a great university with a fantastic school of journalism and wonderful people, and I can’t wait to get there and become part of that culture and do good work,” he said.

Kurpius announced next journalism dean

Kurpius announced next journalism dean

By Covey Eonyak Son | April 2, 2015

The former LSU administrator will start at MU on July 1 with a base salary of $240,000.

Alumna Mo Scarpelli explores Afghan journalism in documentary

By Olivia Liu | March 12, 2015

“Frame by Frame” will be premiering at SXSW in Austin, Texas on March 15.

In Print: Q&A with The Riveter’s Natalie Cheng

By MacKenzie Reagan | March 3, 2015

MOVE chats with the mag’s CEO (and former MOVE editor) about “Drink Up to Startups!” at Muse Clothing, slated for March 6.

J-School dean candidate Thor Wasbotten emphasizes the value of adaptability, relevance

J-School dean candidate Thor Wasbotten emphasizes the value of adaptability, relevance

By Esther Seawell | Feb. 26, 2015

Wasbotten said he admires the ‘Missouri Method,’ but believes more could be added to make the J-School even better.

In Print: Journalism dean candidate Kurpius wants to focus on students, diversity

By Hailey Stolze | Feb. 18, 2015

Kurpius brings administrative experience from the LSU Manship School of Mass Communications.

Journalism dean candidate Duhé discusses changing landscape, fundraising

Journalism dean candidate Duhé discusses changing landscape, fundraising

By Dun Li | Feb. 13, 2015

Duhé is currently director and professor at Loyola University’s School of Mass Communication.

J-school approves ‘flexible credits’ for graduation

In Print: J-school approves ‘flexible credits’ for graduation

By Ruth Serven | Feb. 11, 2015

Students will soon be allowed to count up to four additional journalism electives for their degree.

In Print: Free-speech debate remains after Charlie Hebdo attacks

By Sean Na | Feb. 10, 2015

French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo’s building was attacked on Jan. 7.

In Print: Marty Steffens receives Distinguished Alumni Award from Indiana University

By Stevie Myers | Sept. 9, 2014

Steffens, who earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Indiana in 1978, is one of six journalism alumni to receive the award this year.

Alumnus Tim Elfrink publishes book on MLB Biogenesis scandal

In Print: Alumnus Tim Elfrink publishes book on MLB Biogenesis scandal

By Clarissa Buch | Sept. 2, 2014

“Blood Sport” was released in July and has received positive reviews from media outlets like The Washington Post.

Sharing stories and shattering the glass ceiling: #MOVEgoeslong No. 1: The Riveter

By MacKenzie Reagan | July 29, 2014

MU alumnae create longform magazine highlighting female voices

The Riveter kicks off collaboration with PS:Gallery

By MacKenzie Reagan | June 13, 2014

Pssst! Want a sneak peek of cool stuff going on at MOVE? Of course you do. In an effort to incorporate more longform features in MOVE, we’re starting a new series called #MOVEgoeslong. And who better to profile for our very first edition than the ladies of The Riveter ...

Zahra Rasool to tell stories of female empowerment in India

In Print: Zahra Rasool to tell stories of female empowerment in India

By Erica Braham | June 3, 2014

Zahra Rasool will use the award to aid in the empowerment of women across India through documenting various stories.

Amy Stroth, Lizz Cardwell win Mastering the Method Photojournalism award

In Print: Amy Stroth, Lizz Cardwell win Mastering the Method Photojournalism award

By Daniela Sirtori Cortina | April 29, 2014

Stroth and Cardwell have had different pasts with photojournalism.

In Print: Cosmopolitan magazine veteran Kate White visits MU

By Renee Schilb | Feb. 25, 2014

The publication’s retired editor-in-chief will speak at Memorial Union on Tuesday.

Brian Brooks receives 2013 Knight Award

In Print: Brian Brooks receives 2013 Knight Award

By Lauren Rutherford | May 3, 2013

The award is given to an individual who demonstrates exemplary work in scholastic journalism.

On Campus: Agricultural Journalism program changes name, adds focus areas

Posted to On Campus by Jimmy Hibsch on June 29, 2011 at 9:42 a.m.

The Agricultural Journalism Program has changed its name to the Science and Agricultural Journalism Program. This is to reflect the new focus areas within the program, which are Food and Wine, Science and Conservation and Environmental Science. New tracks within Agricultural Marketing and Agricultural Science are also available.

Android competition winners announced

By Sammie Hill | May 12, 2011

Media Moguls won the competition competition.

In Print: SPJ, Reporters without Borders fight for journalists’ rights

By Dani Kass | May 6, 2011

Reporters without Borders held a protest outside the Syrian embassy in Paris.

‘Project 573: the American Response’ offers local coverage of recession

By Caitlin Swieca | March 21, 2011

The capstone team includes students from each journalism sequence.

In Print: Daily Tribune sees 25% drop in online readership

By Allison Prang | March 8, 2011

Publisher and editor Henry Waters III said he is pleased with the move.

New website caters to journalism students

In Print: New website caters to journalism students

By Allison Prang | Feb. 1, 2011

J.School Buzz provides outlet for news and student opinions on the J school.

In Print: Journalism film series entertains, educates

By Brandon Foster | Feb. 1, 2011

The J School hosts a semester-long film series every Thursday.

In Print: SPJ retires Helen Thomas award after controversy

By Allison Prang | Jan. 21, 2011

SPJ Adviser Charles Davis disagrees with the group's decision to retire the award.

On Campus: School of Journalism Career Services assistant director resigns

Posted to On Campus by Allison Prang on Jan. 12, 2011 at 12:21 a.m.

According to an e-mail sent over the journalism student listserv, Phou Sengsavanh, assistant director of the School of Journalism's Career Services, resigned Dec. 14, effective Jan. 1. “Phousavanh Sengsavanh, who ran our Career Services office, resigned unexpectedly on Dec. 14 and no longer works at the School of Journalism ...

City, State and Nation : KOMU, Mediacom fail to reach agreement

Posted to City, State and Nation by Jimmy Hibsch on Jan. 3, 2011 at 11:36 p.m.

After extending the deadline for three days, it appears KOMU will be dropped from Mediacom's services at midnight Jan. 4, the KOMU station said on Monday's 5 p.m. broadcast. The two have been negotiating a contract since July, and the deadline was Monday at midnight. During the ...

New MU dual-degree combines journalism and public health

By Allison Prang | Dec. 29, 2010

Students can earn a Master's in journalism and public health beginning in Spring 2011.

Texas A&M policy conflicts with public information law

By Allison Prang | Dec. 13, 2010

The new university policy bars professors from instructing students to request public information from Texas A&M.

In Print: MU professors offer perspective on Wikileaks' latest release

By Jade Earle | Dec. 3, 2010

The legality of the release is at the heart of the debate.

In Print: Group works to bring back lesbian and gay journalists association

By Marie Mandelberg | Nov. 30, 2010

The organization works to connect members and expand professional opportunities.

In Print: Columbia Daily Tribune begins charging for online content Wednesday

By Allison Prang | Nov. 30, 2010

Users will be limited to 10 free local news stories per month.

Missouri Honor Medalists inspire young journalists

By Teddy Nykiel | Oct. 29, 2010

Journalism students attended master classes presented by honor medalists.

Column: Social media use is not reporting

By Ryan Schuessler | Sept. 28, 2010

I have a question (and, no, it isn’t “do you want to have a slumber party in my basement?”). Where has the dignity of our professional news agencies gone? The other day, I was watching an NBC interview with President Ahmadinejad of Iran. And, even though he’s off ...

In Print: Journalism’s future debated at MU, DC conferences

By Jimmy Hibsch | July 7, 2010

The conferences concern the transition to digital journalism.

Politics Watch: Federal Trade Commission discusses journalism industry changes

Posted to Politics Watch by Jimmy Hibsch on June 14, 2010 at 5:11 p.m.

The Federal Trade Commission will hold its third and final workshop Tuesday in an attempt to determine the fate of the journalism industry. In May 2009, the FTC began a project targeting the challenges the journalism industry is currently facing, aiming to reinvent the industry altogether. On May 24, the ...

KU student newspaper faces cut in funding

By Jared Grafman | March 23, 2010

The KU Student Senate will vote on the student media fee for The Kansan.