A pop-up newsroom goes digging on Facebook to share its COVID-19 news

Arin Jemerson and Regan Huston When COVID-19 first hit, the Missouri School of Journalism quickly realized local newsrooms everywhere would be struggling to keep up with news about the virus. So the school created a “pop-up” newsroom called the Missouri Information Corps. We spent the summer reporting issues related to the pandemic and distributing stories … Continued

Judd Slivka named new RJI director of aerial journalism

The Missouri School of Journalism’s Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has created a new program that will explore drones and other journalism opportunities in the sky. Judd Slivka, assistant professor of convergence journalism, has been named its first director of aerial journalism. “This new position will examine the different facets of this emerging area,” says … Continued