Since 2004, the Missourian has published stories straight from community members on MyMissourian.com. In February, the newspaper took a huge step in bringing those stories to the main website in a new section called From Readers.
Brian S. Brooks, who is retiring after 39 years with the Missouri School of Journalism, has long been an advocate for the Missourian. On Friday, he shared inspiring stories from his time at the publication.
Most tablet apps still display photos in a "slideshow fashion," but the clarity and sharpness of the photos "exceed the capacity of a press."
CareerCast.com listed reporting as the fifth worst job, but Missourian Executive Editor Tom Warhover says the rewards outweigh the stresses of working in journalism.
Believe it or not, copy editing can be fun. AP style has never been more stylish.
In the Missourian's attempt to cover of candidates running for open seats on the City Council and School Board the reporting has been balanced and measured. The fairly exhaustive review of the people we’ll choose on Tuesday to lead the schools and the city assumes a baseline level of interest in the civic life of our community.
Interstate 70, the country's oldest interstate, has become largely overused and underfunded. Now, you can join the Public Insight Network to give advice or ideas on how to improve the interstate that so many mid-Missouria residents use on a daily basis.
As long as it isn't a form letter, the Missourian intends to run all letters to the editor.
Sixty-two corrections were submitted to the Show Me the Errors contest last month, giving us insight into the most common mistakes we make on the website.
Twelve community members met Tuesday evening at the first meeting of the Missourian's new Readers Board.
Foreign correspondents are "our eyes and ears" in dangerous situations, providing us with "the kind of detail that only an eyewitness could provide."
DEAR READER: New dictionary sparks memories about words; Jim Terry tops entries in Show Me the Error contest
Like Prometheus bringing light to the mortals, words bring understanding to our world. And, there's nothing like a new dictionary to help us use words in the best possible way.
This week, the stories, recipes and photos that used to appear on MyMissourian will now appear with the rest of the news in the Columbia Missourian under the heading "From Readers."
If you have ideas about how to improve the Missourian, consider joining the new Readers Board. It will meet four times in the spring.
As important as MU is to Columbia, its funding from the state is decreasing. It is time for the Missourian to step up its coverage to help the entire community understand this complex situation.
Columbia Missourian is beginning the merger between MyMissourian.com and ColumbiaMissourian.com, of which the family obituaries are the first of "from readers" content to make the switch to Missourian proper.
Complain about online comments all you want, but they can lead to richer reporting and better community conversation.
Websites and blogs about grammar and language make the world of editing a collegial enterprise.
The Missourian’s most-read list is based on use, not opinion, that is by the number of readers who clicked on the online version of the articles at ColumbiaMissourian.com.
The story of a village flooded by the levee breach at Birds Point captures the human condition in so many ways. Ultimately, it's a story of perseverance and hope.