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Independent news sites challenge Lee paper supremacy

He's one of those guys who jump in the water without checking the temperature. So the splashdown was a shock when Martin Kidston quit his regular-paycheck...

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...

Tracking Campaign Spending and Dark Money in the 2016 Election

Even though the 2016 elections won’t take place for several months, money is already pouring into Montana’s political races. In addition to familiar television,...

Montana Shield Laws Now Cover Online Documents

In an era when the federal government repeatedly pressures journalists to compromise sources, legal protection for Montana reporters got a bit stronger. The 2015 Montana...

Montana State Archives Digitized for Easier Access

With Montana joining the growing number of states with digital library archives, researchers from all over the world can now access state documents without...

Graduate Student Uses Analytics to Help Journalists Negotiate Contracts

With media organizations rapidly expanding their online presence, social media- and web-focused positions are becoming more popular. Until recently, journalists hoping to cash in...

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...

Source Check: How Montana Television Stations Identify Experts on The Web

Story by Conrad Scheid, photos by Sarah Chaput de Saintonge Even in an era when finding information is often as simple as a Google search,...