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Media of the Future

Mizzou’s School of Journalism may be world famous, but faculty, students and alumni from across disciplines also are shaping the future of media. Tune in to the following stories to learn about Media of the Future, one of five Mizzou Advantage areas. Each area is a constellation of top faculty and facilities that solves important problems and that sets Mizzou apart from other universities.

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New$ value

Advertising and subscriptions have paid for newspapers in the past, but with that model on the wane, what will fund journalism in the future?

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Millennials on media

Move over Generation X. The post-MTV generation has come of age. They are artists and advocates, entertainers and engineers — and they’re using media to achieve their dreams. Listen to these students talk about their current media projects and future careers.

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News by the block

Adrian Holovaty, BJ ’01, created everyblock.com, which organizes news and useful data by the block in 16 cities.

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Sound bytes

Mizzou students, faculty and staff are studying how the media of the future will affect science, health care, film, architecture, education and more.

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The struggle for signal

Alumnus Richard Schneider started making TV antennas in his garage about a decade ago. Now his products are sold at major retailers and installed on millions of rooftops nationwide.

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Paper preservers

An April conference, sponsored by MU Libraries and the Reynolds Journalism Institute, discussed challenges and potential solutions in archiving digital news.

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The Times techie

As deputy editor of The New York Times’ interactive news technology division, Brian Hamman helps strengthen the organization's online and social media presence.

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Curlies unite!

Michelle Breyer wraps a multimillion-dollar website business around a community of curly haired women.

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Cuba libros

Part literature, part artistic creation and part assemblage, Ediciones Vigía books offer a unique medium for the written word.