Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Bridging the Gap Between Sports and News

When the NCAA announced they would be investigating the University of Montana, Jayme Fraser, now reporting at the Houston Chronicle, was the editor of...

Looking In From Afar

Katie J.M. Baker, a staff writer for Jezebel.com (tagline: Celebrity, sex, fashion for women), traveled to Missoula to examine what some were calling a...

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...

WSJ Reporter Aids Missoulian in Requesting University of Montana’s Information

By Clem Work There were so many emails that the closest estimate is “thousands.” When the president of the University of Montana, the vice president for...

How a Night Can Go Wrong

Photos and Story by Eric Oravsky The heart of Missoula is seven city blocks held by a ribcage of railroad tracks and river bridges. The...

DUI Fashion: Meet the Alcohol Monitoring Anklet

By Michael Beall If only Kayla Pedersen had remembered to turn on her headlights. She was so close to home, so close to keeping her...

With Mothers in Prison, Roommates Support Each Other

By Matt Hudson The last time Sara Palagi called her mother, a federal agent answered the phone. He said her mother was in jail. In an...

Local Food, Local People: Q&A with Emily Wendler

By Megan Petersen, photos by Mandy Tippett Montana graduate student Emily Wendler spent four weeks with a family struggling to eat all local, only to...

Defending High School Journalists’ First Amendment Rights

By Iris Olson In three years of working on a high school paper, I have seen enough controversy over stories to make the average student...

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...

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...

Behind the Curtain

By Brooks Johnson Politically minded Montanns should be excited for 2014 — especially if they prefer not to know the donors behind the impending flood...