The decision about how — and when — to publish the Derrick Washington story sparked debate in the Missourian newsroom about identifying victims, using social media and raising unanswered questions.
Members of the Readers Board can learn more about the newspaper business and make suggestions for a better Missourian.
Last month, the Missourian wrote in a voters guide about a third-party political candidate who doesn't believe Islam is a religion. Deciding who to cover, and how, is complicated.
In most stories about suicide, the Missourian articles indicated a method and place, which the Suicide Prevention Resource Center says should be avoided. But to understand the events in a larger context, some details are needed.
A survey of Neighborhood News e-newsletter readers show there's a lot to like -- one reason the Missourian is expanding to 17 areas this fall.
Whether it was learning about online journalism or just getting over the apprehension of interviewing, there was plenty for students to learn at this year's MUJW conference.
Have you heard? It's hot. What more can be said about it? A lot.
Nairobi fellow Washington Gikunju's quiet manner isn't a hindrance in the blunt world of American journalism. It's an asset.
The Columbia Area Jobs Foundation and Regional Economic Development Inc. are likely to play roles in future deals as well.
It's the time of year when editors at the Missourian engage in one of their favorite pastimes: arguing about words and how to use them. We're revamping the stylebook, a process that's not for the faint of heart.
The Vox online coordinator will begin thinking about ways to bring the best of print and the Web to Apple's latest gadget.
Newspapers are finding ways to adapt to new technologies while maintaining their role as kings of original reporting.
The White House Press Corps dean's comments about Jews in Palestine ended her career but brought light to an important issue: Should opinion columnists have a front-row seat to the White House briefing room?
Journalism today is encouraging interactivity with community members, and newspapers benefit their communities by bringing awareness to corruption and secrecy in government.
While there is no "smoking gun" regarding the rumors of Missouri joining the Big Ten, there is definitely interest in the topic among the top UM System administrators.
There’s a lot of junk journalism out there, and it feeds the public’s sense that “the media” are high on agenda and low on ethics.
Although its editors made a decision to pass on coverage of the most recent Central Missouri Honor Flight trip, the Missourian should be seeking out an innovative way to report on these kinds of recurring events.
When relevance is calculated purely by numbers, there’s little doubt the newspaper industry – while smaller and less profitable than it once was – remains utterly relevant in the lives of many Americans.
Advertising revenue and print circulation may be down, but reports that many newspapers would go out of business has been proven false.
Was MU offered a Big Ten spot? News types are reporting it was. Doesn't mean it's true.