Sunday, October 22, 2017

50th Anniversary of Vietnam: Through a Veteran’s Lens

Story by Tera Dittbrenner, photos by Bernie Azure. Bernie Azure an Assiniboine from Montana, volunteered for Vietnam when he was 19 years old. He returned...

Letter from the Editors

Dear readers, It’s one thing to conjure up a bright new world of journalism with mobile apps, daring interactive storytelling formats, innovative pay models, and endless...

I, Journalist

Few narrative devices are as contentious in journalism as the first-person point of view. First-time storytellers in particular pine to use it, only to be...

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...

Ron’s Reasons: An Illustrated Web Critique

Commentary by Ron Reason When the Great Falls Tribune redesigned its website, it sought to offer more choice to more readers and gain more advertisers....

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,...

Happy Media

Story by Kimball Bennion Greg Dunn's Facebook event page The Gratitude Journal still attracts daily posts from tens of thousands of followers even after it...

The Deflated Journalist

Column by Jason Kintzler, illustration by Tiffany Garner Right now in a newsroom somewhere, panic has set in. Mounting financial pressure from a newspaper publisher has...

Media Lockstep

Video by Gracie Ryan Three journalists juggle cameras, notebooks, audio equipment and iPhones on a typical, hectic workday. They reflect on the evolving world of...

Uncloak the “Experts”

Column by Lisa Graves News outlets rely on sources of authority to back up their leads and to convey the opinions of “experts” about events...

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...

Joey Running Crane and King Elephant Rock and Return

By Tim Goessman Sweat ran down Joey Running Crane’s face as more Dos Equis disappeared from the beer cooler on the porch. The hum of...