Thursday, November 23, 2017

Women editors sweep top positions at 4 metro papers in the American West

Over 20 years ago, Kathy Best, a young reporter in Washington, D.C., walked into a bar and saw something that surprised her — a...

High School Newspaper Makes Comeback of the Year

When the Hawk Tawk is in session, a dozen or more students cram into their small newsroom on the second floor of Bozeman High....

Department of Defense Laws of War Manual Leaves Journalists in the Line of Fire

Matt Robbins and Bryan Denton met in Marjah, Afghanistan, in 2010. It was mid-February, and the U.S.-led offensive to drive the Taliban from a...
New vegetation fills an old burn area from the Trapper Fire in 2003. (Jake Green)

How Journalists Fan the Flames of Wildfire in the West

Firefighters often talk about the incomparable beauty of a forest burning at night. Fire fascinates. Its flicker in a campsite has always been mesmerizing....

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...

Three On a Match: Q&A with Andy Smetanka

Interview by Rob Truax, photos by Louise Johns. It’s been three years since Missoula animator Andy Smetanka started on his most ambitious project to date,...