Saturday, December 4, 2021

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...

Video journalist Thomas Nybo navigates advocacy and objectivity in telling stories of refugee children

Few video journalists have shown the humanity of refugee children as poignantly as Thomas Nybo. A graduate of the University of Montana School of...

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...

7 days on a right-wing news diet: When a blue reads red

Story by Peregrine Frissell, art by Rene Sanchez I grew up reading George Will in the Missoulian, one of 450 newspapers nationwide that syndicated his...

Letter from the Editors

Since the advent of the digital age, the news media have struggled with adapting to new technologies and identifying new models of funding their...

Digital evolution: When new media tools come of age

Since the advent of the internet, there have been several digital trends that have benefitted the journalism industry. Many advancements that once seemed like...

Pokemon Go: How augmented reality can work for journalists

Inhabitants of the Pokémon Go universe have an uncanny ability to recognize one another. Since I started playing the game, I’ve had some kind of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Hippie Legacy

By Eben Wragge-Keller Plenty of sex, drugs, and rock and roll came out of the 1960s, but so did one of the most important laws...