Two separate incidents regarding open records this week showed that journalists are not the only citizens using the Missouri Sunshine Law.
The Missourian expects to hold chats around town and invites the public to attend. Editors want to hear your ideas and complaints about the Missourian, and you might want to air them.
If it were easy, everyone would be writing headlines. Unfortunately, even the pros get caught up in mayhem and mishaps that show up in print or online.
An email from a retired MU professor prompted the first article written by the Missourian, and that article will be followed up on.
On behalf of city officials, the editor of The Newtown Bee asks that the donations of physical goods be directed to local agencies in memory of those lost at Sandy Hook Elementary. A fund is set up for monetary donations.
The most important thing I can do is continue to ask good questions of my reporters and editors to help cover the search for solutions.
A poorly written sentence, an illogical sequence of cause and effect, missing facts and incorrectly spelled names make Missourian's copy editors to go "dooziewhopper."
MU journalism students compile inspirational stories about people who have somehow overcome the odds.
Missourian reporters and editors had to consider a number of issues in our reporting of the story surrounding Michael Dixon Jr. and the allegations against him.
In editing, there's no reason to give berth to misused and misspelled words. But help is available for folks who don't know the difference between troop and troupe.
The news of Gen. David Petraeus' affair and Gary Pinkel's divorce have grabbed media's attention. The stories of rich and famous might not be the most newsworthy content, but we know we still want them.
As Election Day approached, Missourian staff planned for potential outcomes in preparation for an inevitably late night. Despite the unknown, excitement escalated in the newsroom, reflecting optimism surrounding democracy.
The Missourian's campaign coverage has been outstanding this year with hardworking reporters and editors.
There just seem to be some words that people continually misuse or leave out all together. It's, their and this are most often the victim of this grammar offense.
Social media allows journalists to now ask the public for assistance in filling in the gaps.
"The Professor and the Madman" tells the story of the making of the Oxford English Dictionary and the two men who created it.
Things might change as the Columbia Missourian marks its 104th birthday but its dedication to readers will never change.
An MU College of Business study has published numbers on the economic impact of Missouri's move to the Southeastern Conference. It's $185 million.
Isaac's remnants have brought much needed rain to drought-ridden Columbia, but some people along the Gulf Coast have experienced the brunt of the storm.
For now, the old system is still in place and the new one is on the launch pad for Tuesday.