GUEST COMMENTARY: Building the interactive timeline that went everywhere

Interactive timeline from The Maneater

A lot has happened at Mizzou this semester, including administrative resignations, student-led protests and secretive Board of Curators meetings. At The Maneater, Mizzou's student-run newspaper, we decided it would be a good idea to put everything that had happened in a timeline to create a simple way for people to navigate the events of the semester.

Best digital media sources to follow what's happening at Mizzou

By Ryan Levi

 Photo by Ellise Verheyen/Columbia Missourian
It has been a busy and historic semester at Mizzou, culminating in the resignations of UM system president Tim Wolfe and Chancellor R. Bowen Loftin. With such a complex, multifaceted and quick developing story, it can be very difficult to know where to look for accurate, quality and deep reporting. Below you will find links to several Twitter accounts and stories that are good starting places for getting up to date on what's been happening and for staying informed as the story progresses.

Journalists who are winning the social media game

By Kara Tabor

Beau Giles/Flickr
Last week, we brought you our How to Stand Out From the Crowd event along with live coverage here on the ONA Mizzou blog. Our alumni panel covered how to leverage your personal website and what social media visibility means for building your personal brand.

As social media has become an important tool for news consumers and journalists alike, many in the media use Twitter to craft independent brands. Here are just a few examples of journalists who have tweeted their own paths.