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Rural voices point out gaps in Montana media coverage

No story is one-dimensional, nor are they all reported on, and in a state like Montana, urban centers often generate big headlines while rural...

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...

5 Scientists on the Important Environmental Stories of 2016

When journalists decide to write about science, the experience can be both intimidating and frustrating for everyone involved. Reporters vie for charismatic characters and...

Energy Beat Booms

Story by Jayme Dittmar, screenshot from video by Brian Gill When Dan Boyce left his post as Montana Public Radio’s capitol bureau chief for Denver,...
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Towner’s Gold

By Allison Mills Rocks and dirt crash down the wash plant’s spinning metal tube, blasted by streams of water. A muddy wave tumbles down...

More Precious Than Oil

By Tom Kuglin The North Fork of the Flathead River Transboundary region — a 9,000 square mile, largely undeveloped area on the western rim of...

Year in Review: Sherry Arnold and Bakken Boom

North Dakota’s McDonald’s jobs start at $11 per hour By Jackson Bolstad In our last issue, “Boom: Reporting on natural resources in Montana,” we debunked the...

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...

Boom Busters: Divided as One

It's no secret Montana is divided. Mountains in the west, plains in the east. Hippies in the west, cowboys in the east. Blue counties in the west, Red in the east. It seems like we have two separate states.

A White College Student on Environmental Racism

As I was walking to the Rocky Mountain Power Shift conference, I noticed a sign on the fence outside Jeanette Rankin Hall on the...

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...

More Precious Than Oil

By Tom Kuglin The North Fork of the Flathead River Transboundary region — a 9,000 square mile, largely undeveloped area on the western rim of...