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MU journalism professor Yong Volz receives Tribute to Women Award

After working hard to help elevate women, Volz receives recognition.

Freshmen are first to experience the explorative qualities of new journalism curriculum, upperclassmen unaffected

The new journalism curriculum is now in action with plans to ensure future students will be able to explore more areas of journalism without elective credit hour restrictions or the application process.

MU strategic communication professor Shelly Rodgers named nation’s most productive advertising scholar

Rodgers recently received the 2019 SECU Faculty Achievement Award.

MU researcher looks into political polarization, lack of moderate voices on social media

Michael Kearney developed his own software called rtweet to collect mass amounts of user data from Twitter.

The Briefing: MU journalism faculty vote to change non-journalism requirements

Journalism students who are enrolled in a 3000-level course may be eligible for fee reassessment.

MU School of Journalism replaces courses, changes curriculum

Key changes include fewer emphasis areas, elimination of interest areas and changes to specific courses.

First co-sponsored symposium covering First Amendment in digital age to be held in Washington

The event will be livestreamed on MU’s School of Law and School of Journalism Facebook pages in addition to a live screening in the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute.

MU study finds social media use does not decrease face-to-face social interactions

An individual’s social life depends less on whether they choose to use social media and more on how well they maintain friendships outside of it.

Journalism professor restores photo gallery of hometown under segregation

Berkley Hudson, along with four childhood friends, opened up the first exhibit in Columbia to showcase his 30-year-old project.

MU journalism faculty assess state of the press in Trump era

Communications law professor Sandy Davidson: “The press should be a watchdog, not a lapdog.”

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

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

Journalism Dean David Kurpius speaks to journalism classes

Kurpius discussed how the School of Journalism is moving forward in light of recent events.

Women in Media advocates for equality in the media industry

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

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

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

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

“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.

New documentary program starting in fall

Two of the program’s heads spoke on how the program will work and its ties with the True/False Film Festival.

J-school approves ‘flexible credits’ for graduation

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

Free-speech debate remains after Charlie Hebdo attacks

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

New Missourian paywall method looks promising, so far

The Missourian’s switch to Google surveys to allow unlimited, free access to its content shows an improvement from the previous 24-hour pay wall.

Marty Steffens receives Distinguished Alumni Award from Indiana University

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