Thursday, January 20, 2022

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....

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...
New vegetation fills an old burn area from the Trapper Fire in 2003. (Jake Green)

How Journalists Fan the Flames of Wildfire in the West

Firefighters often talk about the incomparable beauty of a forest burning at night. Fire fascinates. Its flicker in a campsite has always been mesmerizing....

Forest Service Burns Through Fire Budget, Reallocates Funding

To fight fires, the Forest Service receives a certain amount of money from Congress each year. Once it’s exceeded that budget, the agency pulls...

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...

Live-streams transform media coverage of police shootings

News coverage of violence against African-Americans during police operations might turn into a routine if not for the emergence of new tools keeping journalists...

An Expert Weighs in on How Home Movies Fuel Fire Science

Editor Intro: When the Reynolds Creek Fire burned through tourist-heavy Glacier National Park's Going-to-the-Sun Road last summer, a Missouri teen's footage shot from 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...

Handle With Care: Endangered Sources

By Baylea O’Brien To this day, the only physical trace reporter Matthew Frank has of his whistleblower is a white envelope he found sitting on...