Former reporter earns Ph.D. from Missouri School of Journalism Posted in: News COLUMBIA, Mo. – Terry L. Britt, a longtime former reporter for the Canton Herald and its sister newspapers in the Van Zandt Newspapers LLC family, earned his doctorate in journalism from the University of Missouri on Dec. 14, 2018. Dr. Britt’s dissertation at Missouri includes the establishment of a new media ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!