Montana Journalism Education Association

  • Deadline to apply for JEA/NSPA Partner Project is April 1
  • Advisers Institute July 9-12 in Las Vegas
  • Mentoring resources available
  • Crossing the Divide: An amazing journalism project
  • UM J-Day to be held March 22 in Missoula

Steve Hartman of CBS News is one of the best storytellers working today. For years, he has produced quirky, fun profiles from across the country, always bringing out the best in everyone he interviews. Read this 2002 Q&A with Hartman for insight into how he does it. Everybody has a story - Steve Hartman

The SPLC's Q&A regarding copyright and fair use is a good reminder for all journalism advisers and students at the start of the school year.   Q: Can we copy and publish material that we find through an online search engine like Google Images? A: The fact that material is available and easily copied on a website does not lessen its copyright protection. The best practice is always to get consent (and if you can’t, consider creating your own alternative). You may be able to m...

The New York Times BY ANERI PATTANI JULY 11, 2017 Aneri Pattani, a recent graduate of Northeastern University, is the winner of Nicholas Kristof’s annual win-a-trip contest. She traveled with the New York Times reporter to Liberia. When Nick Kristof announced back in February that I had won his Win-A-Trip contest, the first thing most of my friends said to me was congratulations, almost immediately followed by requests for the inside take on how a Times columnist gathers material. I d...

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Journalists as storytellers
"You don't have anything if you don't have the stories." --Leslie Marmon Silko, Ceremony
Newspaper binding preserves your school’s history
The downward slope

The downward slope

April 3, 2017

With the new year comes a renewed sense of purpose

January 2, 2017

MEA offers chance to connect

October 26, 2016

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A note from UM Journalism Dean Larry Abramson
“Good journalism education prepares students for the workforce, because it gets them into the world. Few other majors offer the hands-on experience that a good journalism school like ours can provide. Our students leave this place with a portfolio of work, and with connections in the community. This is a great time to get into our profession, because producers of good content have more independence than ever. Students can reach an audience almost immediately—they don’t need to wait for some big publisher to give them permission. Digital tools allow everyone to have a studio on their laptop. Students have a lot of freedom, and our school encourages them to run with that independence." Larry Abramson Dean, University of Montana School of Journalism
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Sports coverage feedback wanted – take the survey

January 26, 2018

NSPA shares December newsletter and links to resources

January 1, 2018 offers advice about apathy

January 1, 2018

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