Tag: columbia missourian

by Denise McGill

Journalists and protestors clashed at the University of Missouri on November 10, and thanks to social media, we all got a view of it in a widely circulated video shot by Mark Schierbecker. Despite some hairy moments in the video, things worked out well for student photojournalist Tim Tai. He acted with composure, and university […] more »

by Stacy Forster

In our next #EdShift chat, we’ll discuss lessons learned from those covering, watching and teaching about the protests earlier this month at the University of Missouri. The chat will take place at 1 p.m. Eastern time/Noon Central/10 a.m. Pacific time, on Tuesday, Dec. 1. The protests about diversity on campus prompted the resignation of two […] more »

by Joy Mayer

Editor’s note: This post was written before the recent protests at the University of Missouri. The author reports that the engagement strategies discussed below¬†are being put to significant use as these student journalists face the biggest news of their lives so far. Journalism educators have long¬†faced the challenge of simulating or creating newsroom experiences. We […] more »

by Dan Reimold

During his senior year at the University of Virginia, recent graduate Matthew Cameron put together a 136-page thesis on the current state of college newspapers. Here it is, in seven words: Student papers are hurting, but there’s hope. That’s summing it up — not selling it short. Cameron’s scholarly effort provides a fascinating glimpse into […] more »