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.
For readers, I challenge you not to fall prey to knee-jerk reactions just because someone on the opposite side of the political spectrum has a different idea. For students, I challenge you to take a more critical look at the stories you cover.
Contrary to rumor, the Oxford comma has not been dropped by the University of Oxford. Also, Jim Terry won his eighth Show Me the Errors contest.
Despite good intentions, one news outlet's mistake spread wrong information.
The ongoing spirit of the Missourian's Show Me the Errors contest parallels the witty and intellectual look at word usage and editing taken in some of author Bill Bryson's books.
Exploring the finer points of how the Missourian decides whether it's a "drive-thru" or a "drive-through."
It's difficult to express the magnitude of the disaster through words and pictures. To get the full scope, you have to be there.
The song, just like the inverted pyramid itself, is stupidly brilliant.