Entries in the Show Me the Errors contest for December dropped off sharply after the two leaders. Overall, there were 154 reported errors — mostly typos and erroneous punctuation.
The intensity and interest in Proposition B is evident in the discussion on ColumbiaMissourian.com. Can we reframe the debate as the legislature talks of repeal?
The city will be cinder-free this snow season -- unless the conditions make salt ineffective. Why The District and the Village at Cherry Hill won't follow the exemption is grist for another article.
By spotting the Missourian, readers can help fund records requests.
You have the chance, too, to choose what you think were the most significant news stories of the past year.
Who wouldn't want the help of thousands of eyeballs? Too many people in newsrooms. The evidence lies in the need to create an advocacy group for reporting errors.
Cliches such as "Christmas came early" and "'tis the season" can leave you ill with overload during this week of Thanksgiving. Find the offending phrases in the Missourian and report them to help rid the world of this plague.
The Tribune's paywall will go into effect Dec. 1 ,and the ensuing months will answer some interesting questions. Will the Missourian actually get a significant increase in online traffic, and can it sustain that readership? After their initial ire, will Tribune readers and commenters stay put and subscribe to see more than 10 articles a month?
As the news process becomes more public and continues to evolve, a tension still exists between reporters and unavailable sources.
Jim Terry submitted 89 corrections to win the first month of the contest, which asks readers to point out errors in our stories online.
People needed facts to fight the fear, which was in steady supply during Wednesday's “gunman” scare. All this, perhaps, because of single Twitter message. Did you buy it?
The CoMo You Know, a new project of the Columbia Missourian, is an online encyclopedia that could "provide a deeper picture of what a story means to the reader and the community."
The Missourian and the Columbia Daily Tribune have both been recognized for excellence by the Missouri Press Association.
Good news for Rose Nolen in Sedalia; also, an update on the discussion on life stories and obituaries, and the Case of the Secret Barbecue Teams.
The Missourian looks for the life story beyond the sparse facts of a standard obituary. But in doing so, do reporters unfairly invade families' privacy?
Spot a grammar error when reading the Missourian? Make sure to let us know, and you could receive a Missourian mug and a copy of "The Glamour of Grammar: A Guide to the Magic and Mystery of Practical English."
Documentary photojournalism means starting a story with the reality of a situation. While photojournalists sometimes have to rely on manufactured events to cover the news, the best photojournalism comes from real moments in the subject's natural environment.
New job descriptions and changes to the work flow should help the Missourian emphasize its digital-first goal.
Despite skepticism and a changing field, journalism graduates are finding jobs in the field.
The decision about how — and when — to publish the Derrick Washington story sparked debate in the Missourian newsroom about identifying victims, using social media and raising unanswered questions.