Last March, on what would have been the 81st birthday of University of Montana School of Journalism alumnus Jerry L. Madden, his family brainstormed steps they could take to improve journalism in his honor.
From the police officer shooting of unarmed black teen last year in Ferguson, Missouri to Caitlyn Jenner’s public journey from male to female – how the media portrays diversity in America is perhaps one of the most pressing issues facing journalists today.
Come to Berlin with the UM J-School and be part of our investigation into the forces driving the latest immigration crisis in Europe.
Just one week after launching a new podcast, and UM J-school professor Jule Banville’s already tackled an eclectic array of subject matter, including a segment about the weird things people touch.
Just more than midway into a summer job teaching six undergraduate scientists how to communicate their research to laypeople, University of Montana J-school grad student Shanti Johnson sees her lessons sinking in. “That makes me feel good,” she says.