• Christianity & journalism: perspectives from photojournalists of color 

    Stephan, Sini M. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    This master's professional project examines the role of Christian faith in the area of photojournalism. In order to understand the relation of faith in ones professional work, the analysis portion of this project explores ...
  • Connecting clicks to context: National Geographic's contextual approach to covering environment issues in a digital era 

    Cook, Gina (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    Few media companies have the global reach of the National Geographic Society. It includes a magazine that is read by 8 million globally and a website seen by nearly 20 million unique visitors monthly. The nonprofit has a ...
  • Ethics of Documentary Filmmaking in Theory and Practice 

    Fomina, Varvara (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    The study aimed to look at how documentary filmmakers formulate their professional code of ethics, if they apply journalistic standards and rules while working as independent filmmakers. Specifically, this research sought ...
  • Picturing the "other:" visual representations of the South Pacific 

    Stephanoff, Jonathan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    This analysis compares the approach by two photographers who have both worked in the South Pacific region but who are separated by a 50-year timeframe. Jack Fields was a photographer who spent much of his life with his ...
  • Political reporting in the age of infotainment 

    Oribhabor, Melissa (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2014)
    This researched looked at how journalism has changed and how the prevalence of infotainment has had an impact on political reporters in print journalism. Ten political reporters from large print publications or news bureaus ...