The University of Missouri School of Journalism and the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute recently launched “Reporting Stories Hidden in Plain Sight,” a new web-based resource for journalists covering race and hunger (

The site, created as part of a semester-long capstone Journalism and Democracy class, includes definitions of key terms, story ideas, reporting tips, timelines, important data, examples of previous coverage of race and hunger and academic reports on the issues.

In 2014, the school’s capstone class tackled the issue of economic inequality with reporters as the target audience as well. The following year, Reynolds Journalism Institute collaborator Adam Glenn created an online resource for covering climate adaptation.

Tom Warhover, associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and executive editor for innovation at the Columbia Missourian, was one of two content editors for “Hidden in Plain Sight.”

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