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While comedian Weird Al's 'Blurred Lines' parody sparked a rewarding conversation about grammar, some take issue with statements made in the song.
While the following principles might not read like a corporate mission statement, they do reflect our values. They were written by executive editor Tom Warhover based on the collective wisdom of our staff of editors in 2007, and they continue to guide our decisions.
In following up on the story of Angela Anderson's family coping with the loss of two children, our newsroom learned a valuable lesson.
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Slow news days beget curiosity, and executive editor Tom Warhover has quite a few questions he would like answered.
A program through Google presents one- or two-question surveys before users can read an article. Missourian members who are logged in do not see any surveys.
In the conversation about sexual assault on campus, the UM System has taken one step forward, while George Will has taken two steps back.
There are plenty of candidates for leisure reading this summer. First up is something that certainly fulfills that "not-so-complicated plot" requirement for a beach read.
A program through Google will present short one- or two-question surveys before users can read a story. If you are a member, you won't see any surveys.
The Missourian editors will be examining changes to the Associated Press Stylebook and deciding which to implement with its own style. If you have a revision for us to consider, please send it along by Friday.
Photos from a motorcycle accident prompted strong reactions from some readers.
Redskins is an offensive term. Others might disagree, but that's not the point: The context is. Using the R- word casually serves no good purpose. Using it to engender debate and understanding does.