Monday, January 22, 2018

Q&A with Fired Sports Editor Colter Nuanez

By Austin Schempp In November 2012, the Boz­eman Daily Chronicle fired its sports editor, Colter Nuanez, after he had responded to a social media forum...

Hungry Horse News Strives to Keep Community Close

By Megan Petersen In 1965, Mel Ruder won a Pulitzer Prize for his almost-solo coverage of a 500-year flood in the small town of Columbia...

The Bouldering Boom of Western Montana

By Zeno Wicks The Bitterroot Mountains on the border of Montana and Idaho have been a longtime secret of western climbers. Since 1970, hundreds of long...
HIPAA

Working Around HIPAA

By Nate Hegyi Hospitals may view their primary role as helping those injured or sick, but regulations aimed at protecting patient privacy also create significant...

No Place to Hide

Story by Brett Berntsen Through a dead-bolted door, in an office space charged with humming wires and heated plastic, a team of techies gathers. Their...

Smartphones Trump Free Rural TV

Story by Corin Cates-Carney, photo illustration by Kristin Kirkland Smartphone Reception in Montana is slated to improve, but in exchange, some people in small rural...
John Munsell featured

The Grind

By Tom Lutey If there's E. coli in your hamburger, there are feces in your meat, plain and simple, which is about all Miles City...
Digging On Deadline

Digging on Deadline

By Lena Viall Cuts and downsizing make serving as the daily record more than enough work for many small-town papers. The resources needed for long...

Missoula Sexual Assaults Spur Controversial Media Coverage

By Ashley Nerbovig In a side room of the Missoula County Courthouse, Gwen Florio snacked on apples and scrolled through her news feed. A cops-and-courts...
A picture of photographer, Tom Robertson, taking pictures of bicyclists.

Digital to Darkroom: Why Some Photographers Are Going Back To Film

Story and photos by Elliott Natz Pulling out his camera, Tom Robertson prepared for the next biker to come around the corner. He only had...

Standing Rock: Native journalists torn between passion and neutrality

Story by Jason Begay, photos by Olivia Vanni See more of MJR's Standing Rock Coverage with this interactive web documentary. Even if it weren’t for that...

Strangers in Sidney: When a Small-town Reporter Strikes Big News

By Amy Sisk Louisa Barber tapped her thumbs against the steering wheel to the beat of the song At Last as she crossed the Montana-North...