Tag: missouri school of journalism

by Katherine Reed

What are the must-teach fundamentals of journalism? Put ten instructors in a room and you’ll get ten different answers to that question. You would hear about accuracy. Data skills. Verification know-how. News-gathering and editing skills across platforms. Strong writing. Social media agility. An understanding of audiences and metrics. Cross-cultural sensitivity. Another fundamental skill is worthy […] more »

by Katherine Krueger

College affordability has quickly become one of the defining issues that shapes the way students shop for schools. And the price tag of it all remains top of mind when students make decisions about what supplies they’ll haul off to start college. For many, buying a laptop ahead of the transition has become a forgone […] more »

by Joy Mayer

PBS MediaShift is launching a new series of online training courses called DigitalEd, in partnership with the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute and BigMarker. These one-hour live courses will help teach practical digital skills with experienced instructors. Title: How to Measure Impact for Your Crucial Content Instructor: Joy Mayer, Associate Professor at the Missouri School […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. An online kingdom come (Jack Stripling / Chronicle of Higher Education) – Subscription 2. As journalism school enrollment slides, CoMo educators urge radical reform (Mike Martin / Columbia Heart Beat) 3. Creative publishing and critical journalism (Scott McLemee / Inside Higher Education) 4. Digital education requires teacher engagement (Michelle Avenant / ITWeb) 5. Schools […] more »

by Randy Picht

Remember that 1980s television commercial for Reese’s peanut butter cups that had two people, one holding a jar of peanut butter and the other a chocolate bar, bump into other and exclaim: “Hey, you got peanut butter on my chocolate” and “Hey, you got chocolate in my peanut butter!”? Maybe we need to arrange something […] more »

by Hannah Schmidt

Coauthored by Meredith Turk At the Missouri School of Journalism, students are guinea pigs for new innovations, products and processes that are breaking ground in the news and digital spheres. Ten students in Jim Flink‘s Emerging Technologies class had firsthand experience using a curation news application during a live event, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism […] more »

by Mark Glaser

“Beyond J-School 2011” is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. Welcome […] more »

by David Teeghman

This story originally appeared on J-School Buzz and was edited and adapted for MediaShift with permission. It was written by David Teeghman, a recent graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism. To incoming students in the Missouri School of Journalism planning to buy an Apple MacBook just because it’s a J-School requirement, don’t do it. […] more »

by Jennifer Paull

As students at the Missouri School of Journalism, we’ve learned about the importance of social media to the news industry. But beyond the scope of journalism, we use social media every day just to communicate with each other. From perusing Spring Break pictures to keeping up with friends’ birthdays, Facebook and Twitter are constant companions […] more »

by Jennifer Paull

Do you check the official Twitter feed for the Missouri School of Journalism on a regular basis? Probably not, based on its dismal number of followers. As of today, the official Twitter account of Mizzou’s J-School had just 630 followers. That is a far cry from most other top journalism schools and a negative reflection […] more »