A reporter reflects on the Missourian's policy to publish life stories as a service to the community.
Lists abound in newsrooms and classrooms. There are work schedules, assignments, tests, projects, news budgets, how-to instructions, dos and dont's, calendars, sources and many other lists that keep production on track.
If a conviction is vacated, is it also overturned? This week's announcement by the Missouri Court of Appeals Western District gave the Missourian a chance to review legal terminology.
Reporters and editors made impressive efforts to get the stories of Lewis Baumgartner and the case of Brandon Coleman.
Newsrooms and the tools that journalists used have changed greatly in recent years, making work places for wordsmiths almost unrecognizable but much safer.
A recent Missourian article used the pronoun "they" to refer to Josie Herrera, a finalist for MU Homecoming king who identifies as gender queer.
A portion of the creed, written by the founding dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, is printed each day in the Missourian's editorial page.
Shuttered offices and websites have shown some of the many ways we’re affected by our federal government. Tell me the shutdown doesn’t touch you, and I’ll suggest you aren’t looking hard enough.
When people angrily refuse to answer a simple question, it can be a clue — a bright green light with a “Rough Road Ahead” sign.
The new members of the Readers Board, a panel of community members who help improve the Missourian, introduce themselves.
SaypYu — the Spell as You Pronounce Universal project — offers a new way to communicate in what it hopes will be the solution to the confusion of multiple languages and oddities of spelling and pronunciation.
Walking for the University's Million Step Pedometer Program meant some extra effort, but it yielded the reward of noticing the things that otherwise go unseen.
During Missouri's home football game against Toledo on Saturday, the Missourian will continue to use social media sites to be more interactive with readers.
My cycling partner Igor Izioumine rode his bike for the final time Saturday. In all of the times we rode, I never learned Igor's true identity until his funeral.
The first week of school means a fresh start, again, for the Missourian. Two issues we plan to concentrate on this fall are safety in our community and sexual assault on college campuses.
Colloquialisms demand us to reinterpret the meanings of certain words and phrases.
Slate magazine will no longer us the word "Redskins" to refer to the NFL team from Washington, D.C. The name debate, which has lasted for decades, isn’t going away.
On Wednesday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer cut a third of its newsroom staff, and Thursday, Gannett newspapers laid off at least 223 newsroom employees across 37 worksites. The question this all brings us to: How does the decline of these newsrooms affect the health of the cities they serve?
The board meets monthly to talk about what's most important to the community and how the Missourian should best reflect that. Apply to be a part of it here.
In the digital future, the past might remain hidden as information could become less available.