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Standing Rock: Media Watch

Since April, thousands of Native Americans and their allies have camped near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, on the Sioux Standing Rock reservation. They’re speaking...

CORRECTION: News Media Walk Tightrope between Online Free Speech and Protecting Advertisers

The article, "News Media Walk Tightrope between Online Free Speech and Protecting Advertisers" (Montana Journalism Review 2016), stated that Billings Gazette Editor Darrell Ehrlick...

CORRECTION: Lee Enterprises Tests New Model of State Politics Coverage in Montana

The article, "Lee Enterprises Tests New Model of State Politics Coverage in Montana," which was published in Montana Journalism Review 2016 (web and print),...

News Media Walk Tightrope between Online Free Speech and Protecting Advertisers

Nearly every story on the Billings Gazette website includes a bar at the bottom where readers can post comments. At least two stories, however, lack...

Q&A: New Missoulian Editor Matthew Bunk Talks Desk Changes, New Approach with Former MTPR...

Sally Mauk retired as news director of Montana Public Radio in 2014 and still does political analysis for the station. For many years, she...

Lee Enterprises Tests New Model of State Politics Coverage in Montana

When Lee Enterprises pulled two of its most senior political reporters from Helena in May 2015, concern grew over the health of Montana’s political...
Jacob Baynham rides a yak in Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor in 2006, an experience he would later write about for Wend Magazine. (Anna Elliot)

4 Ways to Earn Your Share as a Freelance Journalist

When Jacob Baynham pitched a story to a travel magazine and received an offer for $1,000 in return for writing about his experience traveling...

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....

Why MJR Failed in 2015 and How It’s Moving Forward

“It was just a shitshow for the most part.” That is how Madelyn Beck remembers November 6, 2014, the final night of editing on Montana...

Cannabis coverage lights up newsrooms in Colorado and Oregon

In 2013, two years before Oregon legalized the recreational use of marijuana, Portland’s Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative weekly newspaper, The Willamette Week, hired its first...

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...

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...