Friday, February 23, 2024

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...

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...

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...

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...

Tokyo Olympics: How to fix sexism in sports coverage

Anticipation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games is already mounting, and with it viewers’ expectations of media coverage. Rio reportage left something to be...

Inside the ‘Lugenpresse:’ German media confront charges of lying by omission

On the third floor of a grand office building in central Berlin, Thomas Fuhrmann’s television news team discussed the fallout of an unusual case...

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...

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...

Audience engagement for journalists: How to slay social media

Social media is a must-do for journalists — it’s where news breaks and conversation happens. But just because you post on Facebook as a...

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...

School of Journalism 100 Years Later

By Clancy Crismore The first dean of the University of Montana’s journalism school, Arthur L. Stone, borrowed tents from Fort Missoula and pitched them on...