Laura Johnston

Bio

News editor at the interactive copy desk and an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism.

Home town

Columbia, Mo.

Email

johnstonlc@missouri.edu

Office phone

573-882-6870

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Laura Johnston

Mr. Lanigan: Thanks for having an eagle eye. We've added a correction to the editorial.
-Laura Johnston, interactive news editor

Laura Johnston

George Cox: Thanks for your question. We'll see what we can find out.
Laura Johnston, news editor, Columbia Missourian

Laura Johnston

Tracy,
Thanks for adding these comments and context to Mr. Barton's letter.
I'm going to add this information to his description:
David Barton is the founder and president of WallBuilders, a national pro-family organization that, according to its website, "presents Americ…

Laura Johnston

Brendon: Here's a link to our CoMo You Know entry on Don Faurot. Looks like the field was named for him in 1972. http://www.columbiamissourian.com/como_you_know/como-you-know-don-faurot/article_8b7e0835-27d1-5a28-abd2-0a81dfa872c8.html

Laura Johnston

I've made the correction on the photo caption. We had identified the wrong player.
I'll see if we can't find more information about the naming of the field.
— Laura Johnston, senior news editor, Columbia Missourian

Laura Johnston

I received a bit of information from the Missouri Department of Economic Development after this column published. Here it is:
In the 9th graph, two other companies were mentioned as costing state and local governments a “small fortune.” We just wanted to make sure David was aware that s…

Laura Johnston

Following a question from a representative of Monsanto, I posed some questions to the editors at Otherwords.org. Here is the response from Emily Schwartz Greco
OtherWords, Managing Editor:
Following an inquiry from an editor, I have made a few additional minor changes. The biggest o…