MJR 2017 publishes “Far From Comfort” edition

The new edition of Montana Journalism Review tracks Western journalists as national and global events push them past their comfort zones. From local coverage of refugee resettlement to an experiment in right-wing news immersion, the 2017 issue of MJR scrutinizes how news professionals are responding to growing distrust in the media and ongoing changes in … Continue reading MJR 2017 publishes “Far From Comfort” edition

MTJA Kicks Off New Trip With A Look Inside Fukushima

In May 2017, a group of Montana Journalism Abroad (MTJA) students will travel to Japan and report on the issues that continue to affect people displaced by a trio of disasters that struck the northeast part of the country in 2011. On March 11 of that year, a severe earthquake triggered a tsunami that decimated … Continue reading MTJA Kicks Off New Trip With A Look Inside Fukushima

Dogged Reporter, Peregrine Frissell Wins Hearst Award For Athletic Investigation

Montana Kaimin web editor and reporter, Peregrine Frissell, had never written a sports story before when he started investigating UM’s controversial compliance efforts with NCAA regulations this past October. After being published in the Kaimin on November 4th, 2015, his story, “Unsportsmanlike Conduct,” won 7th in the Hearst Awards competition for Sports Reporting. “Peregrine did … Continue reading Dogged Reporter, Peregrine Frissell Wins Hearst Award For Athletic Investigation

J-School Student Awarded Study Abroad Fellowship

Autumn Barnes-Fraser traveled to Germany for the first time between high school graduation and University of Montana orientation. Despite the nearly 5,000 miles between her hometown of Helena, MT and Berlin, Germany, “As soon as I hit the tarmac, I knew I had found home,” she said. Now Barnes-Fraser will be going back to Germany … Continue reading J-School Student Awarded Study Abroad Fellowship