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.
Four MU students — Kip Hill, Laura Kebede, Will Guldin and Charles Minshew — were selected as winners of Dow Jones News Fund Editing Internships last week.
The "Free to Tweet" contest, sponsored by 1 for All, encourages students to celebrate free expression. The contest helps promote the First Amendment and the free flow of ideas.
Vox 5 gives users a sampling of various things going on in Columbia each weekend. The Missourian has also gone mobile, with a new site that makes reading on your smartphone easier.
The results from Saturday's comment moderation questionnaire are in. Many responders think the comments section is overwhelmingly negative, and that discourages them from participating.
Take a few minutes to let us know what kind of conversation meets your personal standards.
First-time commenters will have posts reviewed by Missourian staff to help reduce spam on the website.
Instead of rewarding the participant with the most errors found, all participants' names will be entered in a drawing, one chance per correction. Part of the prize is changing, too.
Asking the right questions helped the Missourian manage journalistic ethics in handling a story about the family of the Missourian's director of photography.
Missourian reporters and photographers fanned out for a weekend to capture Columbia's football culture. The best part about the effort? It worked.
Commenters have raised several criticisms lately about the Missourian's comment policy. Here is a responses to some of their points.
Chris Carmody knocks the reigning winner of the Missourian's Show Me the Errors contest off his copy-editing throne.
The use of colloquialisms depends on context. Sometimes, informal words are necessary to remain true to the essence of the story.
Citizens have a right to publicly scrutinize government business, so officials should expect to be open about what they do.
Mixed messages from Brady Deaton and other Big 12 bigwigs are all part of the drama that is conference realignment.
Buffalo Wild Wings used to be named Buffalo Wild Wings and Weck. A weck is short for a kimmelweck, which is a Kaiser roll that is popular on the East Coast, according to its website.
The Columbia Missourian received 58 awards in the annual Missouri Press Foundation contest and won the gold medal in its circulation category.
A preview of what may be in the spotlight at the Missourian this season.
We're launching a newsroom team to focus on you, the community. Will you help set our agenda and give us a name?
The work of copy editors encompasses much more than fixing obvious misspellings and grammar errors, which leaves room for the few dozen errors that Show Me the Errors contest participants help us catch.