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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...

University of Montana Student Newspaper Switches to Weekly Format

The media landscape is changing rapidly, and student-run media like the Montana Kaimin is no different. In April 2015, the Kaimin shifted from publishing...

Montana Newsrooms Struggle with Guidelines for LGBTQ Acronym and Gender Pronouns

Gender and sexuality issues took the national media by storm in 2015, from hate crimes against transgender people to the Supreme Court’s decision to...

Local Reporter Scores Rare Interview with Dolezal Matriarch

Brennen Rupp was terrified when he stepped into the small Christian school in Libby, Montana. He was looking for Ruthanne Dolezal, mother of Rachel...

Newspaper Challenges Montana Statute on Booking Photos

In Montana, a state recognized for its “right to know” laws, newspapers can usually count on access to booking photos of convicted felons; not...

Charging for Obituaries on the Rise in Montana Papers

As if paying for a funeral wasn’t expensive enough, small-­town obituaries now have a price tag to boot. The trend of small papers charging for...

Entrepreneurial UM Grads Create Tourism App for Alaska

Cruise ships carry nearly one million tourists a year to Alaska. For Juneau-based entrepreneur Eric Oravsky, those visitors are potential customers. The former University...

Wyoming Media Outlets at Odds over Naming Cop

When a police officer in Casper, Wyoming, shot and killed a man, local news organizations had to decide if outing the officer would put...

National Story on Pending Earthquake Shakes Press in Pacific Northwest

Catastrophic death tolls, billions of dollars in damage and impact to nearly 140,000 square miles was the picture painted by an article in The...

Former Idaho Reporter Drops YouTube Beats on Vacation

Former political reporter for the Idaho Statesman Dan Popkey covered 26 legislative sessions in his tenure before accepting a job as press secretary for...

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...

DUI Fashion: Meet the Alcohol Monitoring Anklet

By Michael Beall If only Kayla Pedersen had remembered to turn on her headlights. She was so close to home, so close to keeping her...