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Private school kids in Montana reinvent television news

When you leave it up to kids to decide what to study, they might just choose to start their own television news show. On...

Griz beat Cats in Montana headline analysis

A year’s worth of headlines allows a glimpse into the common universe of newspapers from across Montana. We analyzed 2,083 titles that ran in...

Mobile phones both curse and blessing for exiled teens

The glass wall of Julia Fath’s office looks out onto the area where students take a 25-minute break between classes. She can watch them...

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...

State polls: Rural media face rising cost of political surveys

For years pundits have gone on about the death of polling, from a decline in response rates to candidates rejecting the accuracy of polls....

College recruiting: Local papers play no role in rivalry between UM and MSU

Montana State University and the University of Montana are both wooing high school students to boost enrollment, but local newspapers have little or no...

Election puts campus sex column back in the news

Defenders of student press freedom were outraged when, in 2009, then-University of Montana assistant professor Kristen Juras tried to shut down a sex column...

News design: Montana papers adapt to outsourcing trend

In a state known for its wide-open spaces, Montana newsrooms are wrestling with a new kind of distance challenge. Most major publishing companies have...

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...

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...

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...