missouri school of journalism http://kbia.org en MU journalism department’s Twitter account and website compromised by Venezuelan hackers http://kbia.org/post/mu-journalism-department-s-twitter-account-and-website-compromised-venezuelan-hackers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>When journalism professor Karen Mitchell woke up Monday morning, she didn’t expect to be a target for Internet hackers with a political agenda.</p><p>Mitchell teaches convergence journalism at the University of Missouri and co-manages the @MUConvergence Twitter account with three other faculty members. Mostly journalism students, faculty and professional journalists follow the micro-blogging account.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:39:28 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 49837 at http://kbia.org MU journalism department’s Twitter account and website compromised by Venezuelan hackers KOMU-TV's Stacey Woelfel named director of new documentary journalism center http://kbia.org/post/komu-tvs-stacey-woelfel-named-director-new-documentary-journalism-center <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>KOMU-TV News Director Stacey Woelfel has been named as the first director of the new Jonathan Murray Documentary Journalism Center at the Missouri School of Journalism.</p><p>Dean Mills, dean of the Missouri School of Journalism, announced Tuesday that Woelfel will begin his new position at the Murray Center in September.</p><p>Woelfel said he sees his responsibility as injecting the hands-on Missouri Method into the new documentary program.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 23:43:42 +0000 Margaux Henquinet 48738 at http://kbia.org KOMU-TV's Stacey Woelfel named director of new documentary journalism center Mizzou J-School to open Documentary Journalism program http://kbia.org/post/mizzou-j-school-open-documentary-journalism-program <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>MU has just received a $6.7million gift from Lifetime’s “Project Runway” producer, Jonathan Murray, which would allow the University to open a Documentary Journalism program in 2015.</p><p></p><p>The University of Missouri announced on Tuesday that a $6.7million gift would be directed to the creation of a Documentary Journalism program for the journalism school. The gift comes from former MU journalism school graduate and chairman at <a href="http://www.bunim-murray.com/">Bunim/Murray Productions</a>, Jonathan Murray.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 00:22:31 +0000 Samantha Granes Bezic & Jadde Turk 48026 at http://kbia.org Mizzou J-School to open Documentary Journalism program Dean of Missouri School of Journalism announces retirement http://kbia.org/post/dean-missouri-school-journalism-announces-retirement <p>The dean of the University of Missouri School of Journalism plans to retire in August after 25 years at the helm of the school. In a press release Thursday, MU said Dean Mills is currently the longest serving dean on the campus.</p><p>“I think those two numbers 2 and 5, set together – explain a lot. 25 years is a very long time to be a dean, even at a wonderful place like this and I think it’s just time for somebody else to step in with some new and different ideas,” Mills said.</p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 18:02:06 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 47753 at http://kbia.org Dean of Missouri School of Journalism announces retirement Mo. House endorses anti-drone measure http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-anti-drone-measure <p>The use of manned or unmanned aircraft for criminal investigations or surveillance of farms would be barred in Missouri under a <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billtracking/bills131/biltxt/perf/HB0046P.htm" target="_blank">bill advanced by the House </a>without receiving prior consent.</p><p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:50:33 +0000 Lukas Udstuen & Associated Press 31494 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses anti-drone measure