Monthly Archives: January 2018

The tricky business of estimating crowd size

No matter what beat you’re on this semester, you’re likely to be asked this question by an editor after you’ve covered an event: How many people were there? It’s important information because it tells the reader something about how many people … Continue reading

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Welcome, spring semester reporters!

Take a second to really internalize this: You just joined the staff of the Columbia Missourian as a reporter. From today until the second week of May, you are the community’s eyes and ears and news “translator” — someone who can … Continue reading

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