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University of Missouri School Paper Changes Name to The Carpeteater for April Fools' Day

(5) Comments | Posted April 10, 2012 | 11:49 AM

Photo credit: Ali Colwell

The University of Missouri's student newspaper usually goes by name The Maneater, but as part of a hilaaaaaaaaarious April Fools' Day joke, the paper decided to change its name to The Carpeteater for the day.

That word is,...

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Mizzou Coaches Get Paid Millions But Interns Get 'Experience'

(11) Comments | Posted April 13, 2011 | 8:47 AM


The University of Missouri Athletics Department is one of only 14 athletic programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision (with 120 teams) to turn a profit last year. The Mizzou athletic department just hired Basketball Head Coach Frank Haith for $1.5...

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Why the Mizzou J-School Needs to Improve Its Twitter Feed

(1) Comments | Posted March 17, 2011 | 1:26 AM


Do you check the official Twitter feed for the Missouri School of Journalism on a regular basis? Probably not, based on the dismal number of followers.

As of Wednesday night, the Mizzou J-School's official Twitter account has just 650 followers. That is a far...

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Average Starting Salaries of Missouri School of Journalism Grads

(2) Comments | Posted March 11, 2011 | 11:34 AM


The Missouri School of Journalism graduates from Fall 2009 and Spring and Summer 2010 have an average yearly salary of $31,800. The sequence with the highest starting salary is Magazine with a $35,100 annual salary, while the Broadcast sequence has the lowest annual salary...

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Is This the Coolest Student Journalist Resume Ever?

(47) Comments | Posted February 25, 2011 | 12:22 PM

We think it is, but we don't know anything about design. This is Convergence Senior Chris Spurlock's resume, and it's the best resume for a student journalist we've ever seen. But like we said, we're not design-minded people, so we want to get the input of...

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Missouri School of Journalism Says More Than Half of Recent Grads Find Jobs, Thank You Very Much

(0) Comments | Posted February 23, 2011 | 9:03 PM

The Missouri School of Journalism places just 53 percent of its graduates into jobs or continuing education programs within six months of graduation, according to the Mizzou Destination Study we reported on last week.

But looking at placement rates over a longer period of time shows a more optimistic...

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Half of Recent Missouri School of Journalism Grads Can't Find Jobs

(1) Comments | Posted February 22, 2011 | 3:59 PM


Did you want a job after graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism? Yeah, we did too. Sadly, we have some news that doesn't bode well for us. The journalism school has the lowest post-graduation placement rate of any academic college at...

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