Journalism student looks forward to networking in NYC

For Sojin Josephson, a 21 year old senior broadcast and print major from Big Timber, population roughly 1,600, New York City has always been something of a fascination. She’s visited before with her mother, she said, and is always fascinated by the city’s energy. December 2nd, she’ll return to New York, this time alone and … Continue reading Journalism student looks forward to networking in NYC

Journalism Dean Larry Abramson addresses University budget cuts

           On November 17th, University of Montana President Royce Engstrom named the School of Journalism as one of the programs essential to the University’s “mission and identity” but targeted for budgeting cuts given a campus wide drop in enrollment.      “The journalism school is a part of this campus and … Continue reading Journalism Dean Larry Abramson addresses University budget cuts

Alumnus reflects on circumstance and ethics as “both a bystander and a journalist” in Paris

Shane McMillan is a native of western Montana and graduated from the School of Journalism in 2010, at which point he moved to Berlin on a Fulbright scholarship. He interned as a photographer with the Associated Press, and worked as an English translator for German film projects. It was this second gig that helped push … Continue reading Alumnus reflects on circumstance and ethics as “both a bystander and a journalist” in Paris

Crunch time for the Montana Journalism Review

For those of us involved in the production of the Montana Journalism Review, we awaited Thursday night with baited breath and no small amount of tense hesitation. The Montana Journalism Review, affectionately called MJR around the Journalism building, is an annual publication produced entirely by students. The magazine covers media in the West, with an eye towards … Continue reading Crunch time for the Montana Journalism Review

Photojournalism students find global stories at home

In 1959 over a hundred thousand Tibetans left behind a homeland occupied by the Chinese military. After countless twists and turns some of them ended up in Montana. Now, years later, a few are sharing their stories with graduate student Matt Roberts. The interviews Roberts is conducting are part of a project by the School … Continue reading Photojournalism students find global stories at home