Travis McMillen http://kbia.org en Views of the News: Covering gay pride at Fort Leonard Wood http://kbia.org/post/views-news-covering-gay-pride-fort-leonard-wood <p></p><p>The first-ever gay pride event at Fort Leonard Wood: Is it newsworthy or not?&nbsp; When you know your local readership isn’t likely to respond to the story does that mean you skip covering it? Also, Matt Lauer accused of sexism, a Facebook experiment preys on your emotions, and whether a relatively common television news practice is standard operating procedure or plagiarism. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Amanda Hinnant and Jim Flink: Views of the News.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:28:54 +0000 Travis McMillen 55538 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Covering gay pride at Fort Leonard Wood Bradford Farm & Columbia Art League http://kbia.org/post/bradford-farm-columbia-art-league <p>Today Paul Pepper and TIM REINBOTT talk all-things gardening, specifically tips to prevent diseases in tomatoes due to a (predicted) moist summer. At [4:04] DIANA MOXON reflects on June's Art in the Park and looks ahead to the new show, "Bountiful Boone," and their on-going summer camps. July 1, 2014<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/pu7x-1yshCY?list=UUnQ5mTy8Gfd1K7YAoh0TROA" width="560"></iframe></p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 14:30:57 +0000 Travis McMillen 55508 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The Supreme Court's Ruling on Aereo http://kbia.org/post/views-news-supreme-courts-ruling-aereo <p></p><p>A big week in legal news, as the U.S. Supreme Court decides on the Aereo case, verdicts are announced in the News of the World phone-hacking scandal and three Al Jazeera journalists are sentenced to more than seven years in an Egyptian prison. Also, Sen. Claire McCaskill takes on Dr. Oz, the St. Louis-Post Dispatch drops George Will, and hottest felon ever? From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Jim Flink: Views of the News.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 22:53:46 +0000 Travis McMillen 55160 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The Supreme Court's Ruling on Aereo Views of the News: Pundits return to talk about Iraq violence, ISIS http://kbia.org/post/views-news-pundits-return-talk-about-iraq-violence-isis <p></p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:21:57 +0000 Travis McMillen 54761 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Pundits return to talk about Iraq violence, ISIS Views of the News: George Will says rape victims have 'coveted status' http://kbia.org/post/views-news-george-will-says-rape-victims-have-coveted-status <p></p><p>Did George Will go too far, writing in his Washington Post column that being a sexual assault victim has become a “coveted status” on college campuses? Also, American Express commissions Tyler Perry for its latest commercial produced in the style of a documentary film, Time Inc.’s risky split from Time Warner, and why e-Harmony says reporters make good dates. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Katherine Reed: Views of the News.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:18:22 +0000 Travis McMillen 54384 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: George Will says rape victims have 'coveted status' Views of the News: Bringing home Bowe Bergdahl http://kbia.org/post/views-news-bringing-home-bowe-bergdahl <p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 19:27:27 +0000 Travis McMillen 54037 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Bringing home Bowe Bergdahl Views of the News: 'Patriot' or 'Traitor'? NBC's interview with Edward Snowden http://kbia.org/post/views-news-patriot-or-traitor-nbcs-interview-edward-snowden <p></p><p>The tales of two papers: how one student newspaper on the campus of University of California – Santa Barbara covered a mass shooting while the other chose to ignore it. Also, NBC’s sit down with Edward Snowden, dangerous conditions for reporters in Ukraine, CNN anchors moving to New York, and avoiding conflicts of interest – real and perceived. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Jim Flink: Views of the News.</p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 19:33:22 +0000 Travis McMillen 53667 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: 'Patriot' or 'Traitor'? NBC's interview with Edward Snowden Jill Abramson's exit from the New York Times http://kbia.org/post/jill-abramsons-exit-new-york-times <p></p><p>Why was Jill Abramson fired as executive editor the New York Times? Her story doesn’t mesh with that of Publisher Arthur Sulzberger. Was it over a pay dispute as she claims or about a management style Sulzberger says didn’t fit the newsroom? And, why does it even matter? Also, a covering executions in Missouri, the on again-off again OWN documentary on Michael Sam’s quest to make the St. Louis Rams and Michael Jackson’s hologram performance on the Billboard Music Awards. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Jim Flink: Views of the News.</p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:10:37 +0000 Travis McMillen 53316 at http://kbia.org Jill Abramson's exit from the New York Times Monica Lewinsky speaks out on Clinton affair http://kbia.org/post/monica-lewinsky-speaks-out-clinton-affair <p>Monica Lewinsky is breaking her silence, writing in <em>Vanity Fair</em> that it’s time to “burn the beret and blue dress.” After 17 years, why did she choose to speak out now about her affair with President Bill Clinton?&nbsp; Also, journalists rubbing elbows with politicians at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, how local, national and international coverage varied during last week’s controversial execution in Oklahoma, and coverage of the kidnapped Nigerian girls. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Earnest Perry: Views of the News.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 07 May 2014 19:19:46 +0000 Travis McMillen 52581 at http://kbia.org Monica Lewinsky speaks out on Clinton affair Moreau Montessori School Auction & Heart of Missouri CASA http://kbia.org/post/moreau-montessori-school-auction-heart-missouri-casa <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Today Paul Pepper and LORIE STEELE talk about this year's Moreau Montessori School (live and silent!) auction fundraiser, which is happening this Saturday at Knights of Columbus in Jefferson City! [3:59] Also, ANNA DRAKE is back with more good information about Heart of Missouri CASA, and they're always looking for volunteers.<iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/Vb01R7fhpj4" width="560"></iframe></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 13:50:00 +0000 Travis McMillen 51579 at http://kbia.org Donald Sterling banned from basketball for life http://kbia.org/post/donald-sterling-banned-basketball-life <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Clippers owner Donald Sterling, banned from basketball for life for making racist comments.&nbsp; How did TMZ get the scoop that rocked professional sports?&nbsp; E-mails between producers of </span>‘Chicagoland’<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Mayor </span>Rahm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Emanuel’s office show some storylines on the CNN </span>docu-series<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> may have been staged. Also, Indy Star’s #</span>ShowUsYourGuns<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and a look back at NPR’s first foray on the internet. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Earnest Perry: Views of the News.</span></p><p> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:36:25 +0000 Travis McMillen 52213 at http://kbia.org Donald Sterling banned from basketball for life Could Aereo case change TV as we know it? http://kbia.org/post/could-aereo-case-change-tv-we-know-it <p>NBC tries to get inside David Gregory’s mind, hiring a psychological consultant to ask his wife and friends what makes him tick. How might that translate into higher ratings?&nbsp; Also, the Supreme Court hears arguments in the Aereo case, publishing criminal mug shots, and reporting on acts of anti-Semitism in the U.S. and abroad. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Earnest Perry: Views of the News.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 19:57:48 +0000 Travis McMillen 51829 at http://kbia.org Could Aereo case change TV as we know it? Franken's fight against Comcast, Time-Warner http://kbia.org/post/frankens-fight-against-comcast-time-warner <p></p><p>Journalists often end up catching illegal activity on video or in photographs? When should they turn those images over to law enforcement? Also, Sen. Al Franken’s fight against the Comcast-Time Warner merger, coverage the Boston Bombing anniversary and why a big-city newspaper nixed reader comments from its website . From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Jim Flink.</p><p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:17:55 +0000 Travis McMillen 51427 at http://kbia.org Franken's fight against Comcast, Time-Warner What the #$%^? http://kbia.org/post/what <p>What the $%^#?&nbsp; Society’s attitudes toward language have evolved, and words once considered profane are now part of the vernacular.&nbsp; Still, do they have a place in the newspaper or on local tv newscasts? &nbsp;Also the cancel Colbert movement, and 2014 State of the News Media report. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Earnest Perry: Views of the News.</p><p></p><p></p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 21:10:56 +0000 Travis McMillen 50671 at http://kbia.org What the #$%^? What happened to Malaysia Airlines flight 370? [VIDEO] http://kbia.org/post/what-happened-malaysia-airlines-flight-370-video <p></p><p>Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.</p><p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:17:10 +0000 Travis McMillen 49881 at http://kbia.org What happened to Malaysia Airlines flight 370? [VIDEO] Obamacare: Funny or Die? http://kbia.org/post/obamacare-funny-or-die <p></p><p>Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons and Earnest Perry, with special guest panelist Lee Wilkins.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 19:56:30 +0000 Travis McMillen 49505 at http://kbia.org Obamacare: Funny or Die? Social media milestone at the Oscars http://kbia.org/post/social-media-milestone-oscars <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:14:17 +0000 Travis McMillen 49133 at http://kbia.org Social media milestone at the Oscars Remembering Lt. Bruce Britt, inspecting MU buildings [VIDEO] http://kbia.org/post/remembering-lt-bruce-britt-inspecting-mu-buildings-video <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">criticism</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:16:38 +0000 Travis McMillen 48775 at http://kbia.org Remembering Lt. Bruce Britt, inspecting MU buildings [VIDEO] Westboro Baptist Church, 'Stand With Sam' or neither? [VIDEO] http://kbia.org/post/westboro-baptist-church-stand-sam-or-neither-video <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:14:17 +0000 Travis McMillen 48406 at http://kbia.org Westboro Baptist Church, 'Stand With Sam' or neither? [VIDEO] Michael Sam's coming out story makes headlines [VIDEO] http://kbia.org/post/michael-sams-coming-out-story-makes-headlines-video <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 20:21:03 +0000 Travis McMillen 48058 at http://kbia.org Michael Sam's coming out story makes headlines [VIDEO] ESPN's exposé on Menu Courey tragedy [VIDEO] http://kbia.org/post/espns-expos-menu-courey-tragedy-video <p></p><div id="ynano_hooks_page" style="display: none;"><div id="callsToClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div><div id="eventsFromClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div></div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Jim </span>Flink<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 29 Jan 2014 20:27:28 +0000 Travis McMillen 47361 at http://kbia.org ESPN's exposé on Menu Courey tragedy [VIDEO] Lockdown at Kirkwood High School http://kbia.org/post/lockdown-kirkwood-high-school <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 20:24:35 +0000 Travis McMillen 46990 at http://kbia.org Lockdown at Kirkwood High School Tweeting terminal illness: Educational or TMI? http://kbia.org/post/tweeting-terminal-illness-educational-or-tmi <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Earnest Perry.</span></p><p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:30:00 +0000 Travis McMillen 46653 at http://kbia.org Tweeting terminal illness: Educational or TMI? 2013 Security Edition http://kbia.org/post/2013-security-edition <p></p><div id="ynano_hooks_page" style="display: none;"><div id="callsToClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div><div id="eventsFromClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div></div><p></p><p>Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Earnest Perry and Jim Flink.</p><p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 20:29:34 +0000 Travis McMillen 45492 at http://kbia.org 2013 Security Edition Columbia-based Newsy goes to E.W. Scripps for $35 million http://kbia.org/post/columbia-based-newsy-goes-ew-scripps-35-million <p></p><div id="ynano_hooks_page" style="display: none;"><div id="callsToClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div><div id="eventsFromClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div></div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean</p><p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:09:19 +0000 Travis McMillen 45140 at http://kbia.org Columbia-based Newsy goes to E.W. Scripps for $35 million Amazon's Bezos unveils drone plan http://kbia.org/post/amazons-bezos-unveils-drone-plan <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike </span>McKean<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Jim </span>Flink</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 21:53:03 +0000 Travis McMillen 44772 at http://kbia.org Amazon's Bezos unveils drone plan Fact errors matter, but so does that hug http://kbia.org/post/fact-errors-matter-so-does-hug <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike </span>Jenner<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 21:24:50 +0000 Travis McMillen 44098 at http://kbia.org Fact errors matter, but so does that hug What comes next now that Ryan Ferguson is free? http://kbia.org/post/what-comes-next-now-ryan-ferguson-free <p></p><div id="ynano_hooks_page" style="display: none;"><div id="callsToClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div><div id="eventsFromClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div></div><p></p><p>Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Jim Flink.</p><p> Wed, 13 Nov 2013 20:30:31 +0000 Travis McMillen 43716 at http://kbia.org What comes next now that Ryan Ferguson is free? Ryan Ferguson's conviction vacated http://kbia.org/post/ryan-fergusons-conviction-vacated <p></p><div id="ynano_hooks_page" style="display: none;"><div id="callsToClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div><div id="eventsFromClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div></div><p>Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.</p><p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:20:41 +0000 Travis McMillen 43363 at http://kbia.org Ryan Ferguson's conviction vacated Are Cardinals fans 'insufferable'? http://kbia.org/post/are-cardinals-fans-insufferable <p></p><div id="ynano_hooks_page" style="display: none; "><div id="callsToClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div><div id="eventsFromClient_page" style="display:none;">&nbsp;</div></div><p>Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.</p><p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 19:45:56 +0000 Travis McMillen 42600 at http://kbia.org Are Cardinals fans 'insufferable'?