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A visit with Esther Thorson, Professor, School of Journalism

By LuAnne Roth
Published: - Topics: media advertising journalism internet

Building a research center for MU’s School of Journalism

Topics: journalism research

When Thorson came to MU in 1993, she was asked to build a research unit for graduate students and faculty in the School of Journalism. After revising the entire doctoral program, hiring new faculty members, and writing research proposals, Thorson has made it possible for MU’s School of Journalism to spend approximately $1.5 million per year on research.