Saturday, December 4, 2021

CORRECTION: Transients of the Digital Age

A version of the article “Transients of the Digital Age,” which was published in the print edition of MJR 2015 (pp. 19–27), contained several...

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,...

The Dude Provides

Story by Courtney Anderson  About 1,500 readers visit the Last Best News website daily. Thanks to a campaign to encourage Oscar-winning actor Jeff Bridges to...
Mark Boatman, ADA Anniversary

ADA Anniversary: How it changed the media landscape

Story by Mark Boatman, photos by Gracie Ryan It Would Be a stretch to say that, over the past 25 years, the Americans with Disabilities...

Letter from the Editors

Dear readers, It’s one thing to conjure up a bright new world of journalism with mobile apps, daring interactive storytelling formats, innovative pay models, and endless...

About Face: The Other Side of the Story

Story by Alexander Deedy, photos by Elliott Natz There were teepees as far as Kathy Weber could see in every direction. Riding next to John...

Ron’s Reasons: An Illustrated Web Critique

Commentary by Ron Reason When the Great Falls Tribune redesigned its website, it sought to offer more choice to more readers and gain more advertisers....

Smartphones Trump Free Rural TV

Story by Corin Cates-Carney, photo illustration by Kristin Kirkland Smartphone Reception in Montana is slated to improve, but in exchange, some people in small rural...

Scanner Shut-Off

Story by Jesse Flickinger Reporters in Billings used to rely on their police scanner to alert them to crimes. These days, they have to be...

Life Changers: Tyler Hamilton’s Ride on the Front Page

Story by Michael Wright, photos by Ashley Stidham Seventeen years ago, the Festina cycling team was booted from the Tour de France after its coach...

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...

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...