The Columbia Missourian strives to serve the Columbia, Missouri, community through its journalism, telling the stories of the community while serving as a watchdog for elected officials and university administration. The Missourian also serves as a training ground for journalists. We strive to prepare students to enter newsrooms as ethical journalists.
About our journalism
The Columbia Missourian has been covering local news for 114 years while training students to become journalists. Missouri Method training gives students opportunities to report, photograph and edit in a deadline-driven, professional newsroom.