Student-journalist Michelle Markelz went through a lot to get the story on alcohol and drug violations at MU.
The American Copy Editors Society conference in March bolstered the commitment to making the ColumbiaMissourian.com as error free as possible. Suggestions in the Show me the Errors contest decreased 50 percent from January to March.
Competition makes for odd companions. Hope springs for a record snow. Bracketology can make Jayhawk lovers out of the most loyal MU fans. Reporters chase their tails in the Mike Anderson Hog Watch.
An array of websites that promote transparency in government helps open public information up to citizens.
Each Monday, Show Me the Records highlights a piece of publicly available and free information on the Internet. The information helps readers create their own stories from the news.
As editors crack down on accuracy checks, errors shrink but haven't disappeared.
Ever-evolving social media may change the way we think about values like transparency and impartiality, but never the way we think about professionalism. Check out the Missourian's newest conflicts-of-interest policy.
Photojournalists at the Columbia Missourian go beyond Columbia's borders in search of stories that highlight life in Boone County.
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The Associated Press Sports Editors honored the Missourian sports staff in their annual contest last week.
This week, the Missourian and Vox launched Kachingle, a "crowdfunding" effort to support good journalism.
Jim Terry, an art history professor in the liberal arts department at Stephens College, is again the winner of the Show Me the Errors contest. He has been the winner of the contest for three of the four months since the contest started in October.
Join the Missourian editors in the debate to decide if this week's snowstorm was historic or historical. Or both?
DEAR READER: In reporting the snowstorm, the first question should be whether the coffee will hold out
When winter weather comes, the news — and the newsroom — must go on.
Look for new and exciting changes to MU's Global Journalist — in print, on air and online. Its new mindset includes a commitment to community and conversation that's convenient for all users.
What ever happened to that Missourian columnist whose byline you came to recognize? Here's a look at what some of the Columbia Missourian's seasoned staff are doing now.
Covering the KOMU-Mediacom negotiations requires reporting skills, regardless of whether the reporter is a student or a professional.
The battle between Mediacom and KOMU comes down to money.
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?