Publishing birth announcements in the newspaper lets new parents share their excitement with the community, and it can be cause for alarm since some kidnappings have been directly linked to such publication.
The Missourian is dealing with the double whammy of stagnant revenue and increasing cost. It’s not unique. At a conference this week in New York on improving journalism, every panel eventually turned to how the media can pay for the news they produce.
The Sunday, Jan. 6, issue of Parade magazine, which featured an interview with Benazir Bhutto was printed and distributed around the country before Bhutto was assassinated.
The Columbia Missourian and the Missouri School of Journalism will be reaching the 100-year mark this September, giving staff, students and the community a chance to reflect on its history and work toward progress.
While fans may say a playoff system would be fair, which teams would get into the playoffs and which ones wouldn’t?
Gary Forsee has a slew of constituents to answer to, including the General Assembly and the residents of Columbia.
The computer-assisted, comprehensive analysis represents the future of the newsroom at the same time the old Missourian presses get taken away.
MU football's recent benchmarks mean it’s time to sit up and take notice in a different way.
Training with a microphone and video camera is a great way to learn, Tom Warhover writes. There are more ways to cover stories than ever before, and a host of stories just waiting to be told.
Sports hate can be enjoyable, but old-time real hate is something best left in the past.
New Missourian blog The Watchword focuses on Columbia and Boone County government news, and it is meant to foster community conversation.
The Missourian has ended its relationship with columnist John Merrill after one of his columns was found to have unattributed information from The Maneater.
The Missourian’s standard, which requires detailed descriptions of criminal suspects before publication, is needed to serve the public the right way.
The Missourian posts original documents to help readers check the credibility of stories for themselves.
Jabs at political correctness are no excuse for a newspaper to print inappropriate words, and the Missourian encourages readers to think about and comment on the stories we run.
This year’s Associated Press Managing Editors conference was full of stories of newspapers reinventing themselves and embracing technology to deliver news in new ways.
Missourian editor provides helpful links that direct the public to stories of interest.
The Missourian is in the business of revealing, not concealing. So you deserve to know more about our rationale for withholding names twice in the last two weeks.
Public bodies that only give the party line are dangerous to the health of meaningful talk in our town.
The Missourian has made coverage of Columbia's new high school site a priority.