4992/7992 – Reporting, Editing & Marketing Converged Media

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Journalism 4992/7992 is the Capstone course for undergraduates in convergence-related interest areas. Graduate students interested in long-form projects are also encouraged to enroll.


Convergence Reporting (J-4804/7804)  AND Convergence Editing & Producing (J-4806/7806) OR instructor’s consent.

Class Schedule

This course is three credit hours.
The class meets this semester on Mondays from 3:00 to 4:50 p.m. in the third floor conference room at RJI.

Primary Instructor

Mike McKean, Associate Director, Reynolds Journalism Institute, 310F RJI, mckeanml@missouri.edu

Other Mentors

Ryan Famuliner, News Director, KBIA, 85 McReynolds, famulinerr@missouri.edu
Rebecca Smith, Health reporter, KBIA, 72 McReynolds, smithbecky@missouri.edu
Kathleen Duncan, Senior Video Editor, Futures Lab, 001A RJI, duncank@rjionline.org
Shawn Moore, Lead Developer, Futures Lab, 001H RJI, moorest@missouri.edu

A Few Good Sources for News of the Week


New York Times’ Media & Advertising

HuffPost Media

Journalism.org Daily Briefing

WNYC’s On the Media

Politico’s On Media

The Washington Post’s Erik Wemple: A reported opinion blog on news media

Fox News Media Buzz with Howard Kurtz 

CNN’s Reliable Sources with Brian Stelter

Pew Research Center: Media and News

Public Media Innovators (Facebook)

ONA Educators (Facebook)

Street Fight Magazine