Mike McKean http://kbia.org en Views of the News: 2013 Security Edition http://kbia.org/post/views-news-2013-security-edition <p><em>The past week has been a busy one for stories about national security and how the media have handled those stories. &nbsp;A judge rules the National Security Agency's phone records collection program is probably unconstitutional. &nbsp;Meanwhile, the plaintiff in that lawsuit gets into an on-air battle with a CNN anchor and analyst. &nbsp;60 Minutes&nbsp;airs what many critics consider a puff piece on the NSA. &nbsp;The AP and Washington Post publish a story connecting a missing American to a rogue CIA program in Iran. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 22:36:21 +0000 Mike McKean 45429 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: MO's Obama clown; NPR slammed; Journalism degrees; NBC's Hillary 'Nightmare' http://kbia.org/post/views-news-mos-obama-clown-npr-slammed-journalism-degrees-nbcs-hillary-nightmare <p><strong>Obama rodeo clown: getting the details right</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-N6tK2SdSzY" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe></p><p>Laura Clawson, Daily Kos: "<a href="http://www.dailykos.com/story/2013/08/12/1230624/-Missouri-state-fair-sends-out-rodeo-clown-in-Obama-mask-saying-We-re-going-to-stomp-Obama-now#" target="_blank">Missouri state fair sends out rodeo clown in Obama mask, saying 'We're going to stomp Obama now'</a>"</p> Tue, 13 Aug 2013 22:01:59 +0000 Mike McKean 38773 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Manning verdict, Big ad merger, Dumping Rush, Simon tweets mom's passing http://kbia.org/post/views-news-manning-verdict-big-ad-merger-dumping-rush-simon-tweets-moms-passing <p><strong>The Bradley Manning Verdict</strong></p><p>Ed Pilkington, The Guardian: "<a href="http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jul/30/bradley-manning-wikileaks-judge-verdict" target="_blank">Bradley Manning cleared of 'aiding the enemy' but guilty of most other charges</a>"</p><p>Medina Roshan, Reuters: "<a href="http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/chi-bradley-manning-verdict-20130730,0,5272878.story" target="_blank">Bradley Manning verdict: Judge finds soldier in WikiLeaks case not guilty of aiding the enemy</a>"</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 19:05:58 +0000 Mike McKean 37916 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Royal baby, Rolling Stone cover, Helen Thomas legacy, Ad rules, Asparagus bias! http://kbia.org/post/views-news-royal-baby-rolling-stone-cover-helen-thomas-legacy-ad-rules-asparagus-bias <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><strong>"It's a Boy!"</strong></p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:05:14 +0000 Mike McKean 37548 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Royal baby, Rolling Stone cover, Helen Thomas legacy, Ad rules, Asparagus bias! Views of the News: Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch, Asiana pilot hoax http://kbia.org/post/views-news-zimmerman-verdict-few-female-sources-royal-baby-watch-asiana-pilot-hoax <p><strong>The Zimmerman Verdict: Media Lessons</strong></p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:46:57 +0000 Mike McKean 37168 at http://kbia.org Views of the News TV Edition: Zimmerman Trial, SFO Crash, Egypt Coup, Local Station Mergers http://kbia.org/post/views-news-tv-edition-zimmerman-trial-sfo-crash-egypt-coup-local-station-mergers <p><strong>Zimmerman Trial Dominates Cable News</strong></p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="288" src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:427476" width="512"></iframe></p><p><iframe allowtransparency="true" frameborder="0" height="421" marginheight="0" marginwidth="0" scrolling="no" src="http://videos.mediaite.com/embed/player/?content=XZNGC801B8J027NY&amp;content_type=content_item&amp;layout=&amp;playlist_cid=&amp;widget_type_cid=svp&amp;read_more=1" width="420"></iframe></p> Tue, 09 Jul 2013 20:00:08 +0000 Mike McKean 36726 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: SCOTUS' Big Rulings, Snowden's Helpers, Hastings Death, Rock Center Gone http://kbia.org/post/views-news-scotus-big-rulings-snowdens-helpers-hastings-death-rock-center-gone <p><strong>Supremes' Big Rulings</strong></p><p>The Washington Post: "<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/06/26/the-supreme-courts-gay-marriage-decision-live-updates/?hpid=z2" target="_blank">The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision: Live updates</a>"</p><p>Jess&nbsp;Bravis, The Wall Street Journal: "<a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324412604578517602559504498.html" target="_blank">Justices Take Pass on Texas Affirmative-Action Case</a>"</p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 20:07:23 +0000 Mike McKean 36032 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: SCOTUS' Big Rulings, Snowden's Helpers, Hastings Death, Rock Center Gone Views of the News: Outing US digital snooping , debating "breaking news," muzzling WI reporters http://kbia.org/post/views-news-outing-us-digital-snooping-debating-breaking-news-muzzling-wi-reporters <p><strong>Digital Snooping: The Original Stories</strong></p><p>Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian: "<a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/06/nsa-phone-records-verizon-court-order" target="_blank">NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily</a>"</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:13:53 +0000 Mike McKean 35263 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Photogs Fired, Storm Chasers Die, Goodbye Lee & Charles http://kbia.org/post/views-news-photogs-fired-storm-chasers-die-goodbye-lee-charles <p><strong>Sun-TImes&nbsp;Fires Photographers</strong></p> Tue, 04 Jun 2013 19:27:41 +0000 Mike McKean 34853 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Photogs Fired, Storm Chasers Die, Goodbye Lee & Charles Views of the News: Holder's Remorse, Conners & the IRS, Bite-size News, FB Hate, Wolf & the Atheist http://kbia.org/post/views-news-holders-remorse-conners-irs-bite-size-news-fb-hate-wolf-atheist <p><strong>DOJ Leak Probes: The Fallout</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/GHbcBFsnjyg" width="560"></iframe></p><p>Mike Allen's Playbook, Politico: "<a href="http://www.politico.com/playbook/" target="_blank">Holder to Meet with Bureau Chiefs</a>"</p><p>Dylan Byers, Politico: "<a href="http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2013/05/eric-holders-remorse-164855.html" target="_blank">Eric Holder's 'remorse'</a>"</p> Wed, 29 May 2013 14:49:22 +0000 Mike McKean 34510 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Obama's Triple Wammy, Bloomberg Snooping, Cleveland Victims in Media Crosshairs http://kbia.org/post/views-news-obamas-triple-wammy-bloomberg-snooping-cleveland-victims-media-crosshairs <p><strong>Obama's Triple Wammy</strong></p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="347" scrolling="no" src="http://videos.nymag.com/video/Jay-Carney-Doesnt-Know-Cant-Com/player?layout=&amp;title_height=24" width="516"></iframe></p><p>David Nakamura, The Washington Post: "<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2013/05/14/jay-carneys-tough-day/" target="_blank">Jay Carney's tough day</a>"&nbsp;</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 14:12:51 +0000 Mike McKean 33782 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Benghazi Blackout?; Kurtz Apologizes; New Competitors; Yesterday's News http://kbia.org/post/views-news-benghazi-blackout-kurtz-apologizes-new-competitors-yesterdays-news <p><strong>Benghazi: Too Little or Too Much Coverage?</strong></p><p>John Parkinson, ABC News: "<a href="http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2013/05/diplomats-crucial-benghazi-testimony-heard-today/" target="_blank">Diplomat's Crucial Benghazi Testimony Heard Today</a>"</p><p>Donna Cassata, AP: "<a href="http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_BENGHAZI_INVESTIGATION?SITE=AP&amp;SECTION=HOME&amp;TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&amp;CTIME=2013-05-08-12-28-17" target="_blank">Lawmakers Trade Political Charges On Benghazi</a>"</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 15:11:42 +0000 Mike McKean 33368 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The Boston Bombing http://kbia.org/post/views-news-boston-bombing <p> Hillary Sargent, ChartGirl.com: "<a href="http://chartgirl.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/COVERAGE_large.jpg" target="_blank">Covering the Coverage</a>"</p><p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Slightly Less Gruesome</strong></p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:08:25 +0000 Mike McKean 32552 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The Boston Bombing Views of the News: Coach Fired,Ware's Awful Injury, No More Illegal Immigrant, Sexist Scientist Obit http://kbia.org/post/views-news-coach-firedwares-awful-injury-no-more-illegal-immigrant-sexist-scientist-obit <p><strong>ESPN Helps Bring Down Coach</strong></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 15:29:22 +0000 Mike McKean 31430 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Less Reporting, More Opining; CNN & HS Rape; UK Press Regs; Abandoning Manning? http://kbia.org/post/views-news-less-reporting-more-opining-cnn-hs-rape-uk-press-regs-abandoning-manning <p><b>The Pew Study: Less Reporting, More Opining</b></p><p>The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism: "<a href="http://stateofthemedia.org" target="_blank">The State of the News Media 2013</a>"</p><p>Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/18/business/media/local-tv-news-is-following-prints-path-study-says.html?ref=media" target="_blank">Local TV News is Following Print's Path, Study Says</a>"</p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 13:37:34 +0000 Mike McKean 30684 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Less Reporting, More Opining; CNN & HS Rape; UK Press Regs; Abandoning Manning?