Tag: mizzou

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 Brett Johnson

The viral video depicting confrontation between protesters and journalists at the University of Missouri has become a hot topic of discussion in college classrooms nationwide. Commentators and pundits have labeled this incident an attack on freedom of the press, or even yet another example of overly liberal and overly sensitive college students and professors besmirching […] more »

by Sue Robinson

My newsfeeds on various social media platforms erupted last week after video emerged of University of Missouri Assistant Professor Melissa Click organizing a crowd of protesters to physically exclude a University of Missouri senior and freelance photographer, Tim Tai, and other journalists from their “safe space.” The problem was this safe space happened to be […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Getting it right when you’re caught in a Twitter storm (Gerri Berendzen / RJI) 2. Snapchat signs another publisher: The Wall Street Journal (Kurt Wagner / Re/code) 3. What should media companies do in a world controlled by giant platforms? (Mathew Ingram / Fortune) 4. With BuzzFeed’s new QuizChat app, you can take quizzes […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. How student journalists at Mizzou are telling a local story that’s become national (Kristen Hare / Poynter) 2. #BlackOnCampus draws attention to African-American students’ experiences (Andy Thomason / Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. How journalism schools can train a new generation of fierce fact checkers (Josh Stearns / Medium) 4. Your dissertation is almost […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. ‘Mizzou Mafia’ member tells J-School grads that path is not easy (Ashley Jost / Columbia Tribune) 2. College faculty seeks to cut ties with online-education company (Steve Kolowich / The Chronicle of Higher Education) 3. Beer, open online learning, and Janux (Joshua Kim / Inside Higher Ed) 4. Ten tips for grabbing students’ attention […] more »

by Dan Reimold

Strippers. Shootings. The Oscars. Osama bin Laden. One-night stands. Natural disasters. Asians in the library. And skinny jeans. These are a few of the most prominent buzzwords at the center of the student news stories, columns, online creations, and video rants that went viral in a major way over the past year. Click here to […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

Education content on MediaShift is brought to you by:  Innovation. Reputation. Opportunity. Get all the advantages journalism and PR pros need to help put their future in focus. Learn more about USC Annenberg’s Master’s programs. The best stories across the web on journalism education 1. Some quick lessons for student journalists: Penn State scandal (Newspaper and Online […] 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 »