Newsrooms come together to tackle problem of digital news preservation

Leadership from each of the Missouri School of Journalism’s professional media outlets gathered together in a conference room in late April, no small feat for a group in charge of “feeding the beast” of news media day after day while also juggling teaching responsibilities at the School. The challenge that brought them together? Preservation and accessibility of digital news archives.

RJI student innovation staffers work with community newsrooms to stay on cutting edge of technology and content

During the spring semester, four students at the University of Missouri worked at the Reynolds Journalism Institute as student innovation staffers. Annie Jennemann and Regan Mertz, both graduate students at the Missouri School of Journalism, worked under the tutelage of Kat Duncan, RJI’s director of innovation, while undergraduates Gabriella Miesner and Nolan Xiong were overseen … Continued

Incorporating volunteers to expand football season coverage

We invited freshmen with no journalism experience into our ‘Get in the Game’ initiative Through the Missouri Method, we give students the opportunity to work in real-world newsroom environments. Meanwhile, our One Newsroom outlets are competing for eyeballs in the communities of mid-Missouri. And, like newspapers, magazines and television and radio stations all over the … Continued