Monthly Archives: January 2011

Music in multimedia pieces

Did you see what photojournalist Nick Schnelle did with the reporting question, “How much snow is still on Columbia’s sidewalks?” It’s on our home page right now, and it’s fun to watch. You’ll notice that the piece uses music. Brian … Continue reading

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Weekend reading

Please read Brad Racino’s story about Regency Trailer Park for Tuesday’s class. We’re going to talk about it. Brad was in the reporting class last semester, and the story took about three and a half months to report. He’s a … Continue reading

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This just in…

I said I would post some links to helpful tips and tutorials on multimedia stories. That list is now on the black bar just below the photo at the top of this blog (“DIY” links, as in, “Do It Yourself”). … Continue reading

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Missed you at 11…

Yes — there’s a lot to keep track of when you’re in this class. You have GA shifts, beat meetings, lecture on Tuesdays and Thursdays and then, there’s that other important meeting… Budget. 11 AM, in the newsroom of the … Continue reading

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What a life, what a story

Here’s that post from last year about a great life story (one of the many I have read in the New York Times): I didn’t know Violet Cowden. But now, I sort of feel that I do. That’s the gift … Continue reading

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Welcome to the newsroom

Whether you’ve been assigned to sports, Vox or a Missourian beat, you are about to experience an entirely different kind of class. Some of our former students say it helps to think about the Missourian (and Vox and sports) experience … Continue reading

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