Mike McKean http://kbia.org en Views Preview: What the Russians Know About MH17 http://kbia.org/post/views-preview-what-russians-know-about-mh17 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">While Western media have for days been focusing on Russian-backed separatists as the culprits behind the missile attack on&nbsp;MH 17 over eastern Ukraine, the people of Russia have been hearing different stories from their government-controlled media.</span> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:50:15 +0000 Mike McKean 56586 at http://kbia.org Views Preview: What the Russians Know About MH17 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? Views of the News: A Visit with Pulitzer Prize Winner Hedrick Smith http://kbia.org/post/views-news-visit-pulitzer-prize-winner-hedrick-smith-0 <p></p><p><strong>Hedrick&nbsp;Smith and the American Dream</strong></p><p><a href="http://hedricksmith.com" target="_blank">HedrickSmith.com</a></p><p>Dan&nbsp;Froomkin,&nbsp;Nieman&nbsp;Reports: "<a href="http://www.nieman.harvard.edu/reports/article/102808/Defying-Gravity.aspx" target="_blank">Defying Gravity: A gripping history of the 40 years since wealth started falling up</a>"</p><p>PBS&nbsp;NewsHour: "<a href="http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2012/10/rick-smith-answers-your-questions.html" target="_blank">Hedrick&nbsp;Smith Answers Your Questions</a>"</p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 15:25:50 +0000 Mike McKean 30333 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Fox Sports 1, Conservative Journalism, Woodward 'Threat', Buffett's Bet http://kbia.org/post/views-news-fox-sports-1-conservative-journalism-woodward-threat-buffetts-bet <p><strong>Fox vs. ESPN</strong></p><p>Richard Sandomir and Amy Chozick, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/05/sports/fox-planning-national-sports-network-it-hopes-can-challenge-espn.html?ref=media&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">Seeing Riches in Sports TV, Fox Will Create New Network</a>"</p><p>William Launder, The Wall Street Journal: "<a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342100200034818.html" target="_blank">Fox to Launch Sports Cable Network</a>"</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 15:42:05 +0000 Mike McKean 29964 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Fox vs. ESPN, Conservative Journalism, Woodward 'Threat', Buffett's Bet http://kbia.org/post/views-news-fox-vs-espn-conservative-journalism-woodward-threat-buffetts-bet <p><strong>Fox vs. ESPN</strong></p><p>Richard Sandomir and Amy Chozick, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/05/sports/fox-planning-national-sports-network-it-hopes-can-challenge-espn.html?ref=media&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">Seeing Riches in Sports TV, Fox Will Create New Network</a>"</p><p>William Launder, The Wall Street Journal: "<a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323494504578342100200034818.html" target="_blank">Fox to Launch Sports Cable Network</a>"</p> Wed, 06 Mar 2013 15:38:01 +0000 Mike McKean 29963 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Ten Years of True/False, Oscar Docs, O'Brien, CNN & Diversity http://kbia.org/post/views-news-ten-years-truefalse-oscar-docs-obrien-cnn-diversity <p><strong>Ten Years of True/False: Previewing the Fest</strong></p><p><a href="http://truefalse.org" target="_blank">True/False Film Fest official site</a></p><p>Pter Gerard &amp; Paul Sturtz&nbsp;and David Wilson, Indiewire: "<a href="http://www.indiewire.com/article/why-the-hell-is-one-of-the-most-well-respected-doc-fests-in-columbia-missouri" target="_blank">Why the Hell is One of the Most Well-Respected Doc Fests&nbsp;in Columbia, Missouri?</a>"</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:52:23 +0000 Mike McKean 29550 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Tesla v. NYT, CNN Goes Overboard, "Obama, the Puppet Master," Chinese Hacking http://kbia.org/post/views-news-tesla-v-nyt-cnn-goes-overboard-obama-puppet-master-chinese-hacking <p><strong>Tesla v. NYT</strong></p><p>John M. Broder, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/10/automobiles/stalled-on-the-ev-highway.html?ref=automobiles&amp;_r=0" target="_blank">Stalled Out on Tesla's Electric Highway</a>"</p><p>Elon Musk, Tesla Motors: "<a href="http://www.teslamotors.com/blog/most-peculiar-test-drive" target="_blank">A Most Peculiar Test Drive</a>"</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:19:19 +0000 Mike McKean 29171 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Super Bowl, Scientology, Chinese Hackers, Skeetgate http://kbia.org/post/views-news-super-bowl-scientology-chinese-hackers-skeetgate <p><strong>Super Bowl Blackout, Ads, Tweets</strong></p><p>Steve&nbsp;Coll, The New Yorker: "<a href="http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/comment/2013/02/super-bowl-blackout.html" target="_blank">The Super Bowl's Journalism Malfunction</a>"</p><p>Will&nbsp;Leitch, Sports On Earth: "<a href="http://www.sportsonearth.com/article/41380438" target="_blank">Power Failure</a>"</p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:28:02 +0000 Mike McKean 28445 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: 60 Minutes "Fluff," CNET Censored Again, News Tech, Super Bowl Ads http://kbia.org/post/views-news-60-minutes-fluff-cnet-censored-again-news-tech-super-bowl-ads <p><strong>60 Minutes "Fluff" With Obama and Clinton</strong></p><p>60 Minutes, CBS News: "<a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=50139849n" target="_blank">The President and the Secretary of State</a>" (watch the video)</p><p>David Bauder, AP: "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/28/steve-kroft--60-minutes-obama-clinton-surprise_n_2569269.html?utm_hp_ref=media" target="_blank">Steve Kroft&nbsp;On '60 Minutes' Obama-Clinton Interview: The Request Came As A Surprise</a>"</p> Wed, 30 Jan 2013 15:53:41 +0000 Mike McKean 28046 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Inaugural Memes, Media Fumble Manti, Oprah/Lance Reac, Longform Meltdown http://kbia.org/post/views-news-inaugural-memes-media-fumble-manti-oprahlance-reac-longform-meltdown <p><strong>Inauguration Day: Winners, Losers &amp; Dominant Memes</strong></p><p>Bill Carter, The New York Times: "<a href="http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/22/cable-news-networks-see-big-falloff-from-2009-in-inauguration-ratings/" target="_blank">Cable News Networks See Big Falloff from 2009 in Inauguration Ratings</a>"</p><p><iframe frameborder="0" height="288" src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:423098" width="512"></iframe></p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 16:02:31 +0000 Mike McKean 27682 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Business Decisions Edition http://kbia.org/post/views-news-business-decisions-edition <p><strong>Oprah &amp; Lance</strong></p><p></p><p>Reuters: "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/16/oprah-own-ads-lance-armstrong-interview_n_2484071.html?utm_hp_ref=media" target="_blank">Oprah, OWN Get Ad Premium For Lance Armstrong Interview</a>"</p><p>Jack Mirkinson, The Huffington Post: "<a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/15/oprah-lance-armstrong-interview-cbs_n_2478495.html?utm_hp_ref=media" target="_blank">Oprah to CBS: Lance Armstrong Interview 'Biggest I've Ever Done'</a>"</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 15:08:20 +0000 Mike McKean 27358 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Science Journalism, First-Person Journalism, "Snow Fall" http://kbia.org/post/views-news-science-journalism-first-person-journalism-snow-fall <p><strong>Who's Fat? The Challenges of Science Journalism</strong></p><p>Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times: "<a href="http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/the-little-things-add-up-in-fitness/" target="_blank">Good and Bad, the Little Things Add Up in Fitness</a>"</p><p>Pam Belluck, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01/02/health/study-suggests-lower-death-risk-for-the-overweight.html" target="_blank">Study Suggests Lower Mortality Risk for People Deemed to be Overweight</a>"</p> Wed, 09 Jan 2013 15:41:50 +0000 Mike McKean 27019 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Science Journalism, First-Person Journalism, "Snow Fall" Views of the News: The Newtown Massacre http://kbia.org/post/views-news-newtown-massacre <p><strong>Media Mistakes and Challenges</strong></p><p><embed allowfullscreen="true" base="http://www.npr.org" height="386" src="http://www.npr.org/v2/?i=167466320&amp;m=167513139&amp;t=audio" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="400" wmode="opaque"></p><p>Andrew Beaujon, Poynter.org: "<a href="http://www.poynter.org/latest-news/mediawire/198545/sandy-hook-coverage-is-good-enough-good-enough/#more-198545" target="_blank">Sandy Hook coverage: Is 'good enough' good enough?</a>"</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 22:44:27 +0000 Mike McKean 26120 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Aussies to Blame?; BuzzFeed Ethics; What Fiscal Cliff?; Skinny on Beef http://kbia.org/post/views-news-aussies-blame-buzzfeed-ethics-what-fiscal-cliff-skinny-beef <p><strong>Australians to Blame?</strong></p><p>Erik Ortiz, New York Daily News: "<a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/radio-station-aired-royal-prank-insists-call-legal-article-1.1217488" target="_blank">Jacintha Saldanha, victim of Australian radio prank call about Kate Middleton, left suicide note for family</a>"</p><p>Thom Patterson, CNN: "<a href="http://www.cnn.com/2012/12/11/us/australia-prank-call-us-radio-reaction/index.html" target="_blank">Aussie DJ scandal: Does radio share the blame?</a>"</p> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:14:53 +0000 Mike McKean 25792 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Costas & Guns; Dixon & Alden; Subway Ethics; After Leveson; The Daily's Dead http://kbia.org/post/views-news-costas-guns-dixon-alden-subway-ethics-after-leveson-dailys-dead <p><strong>Costas Tackles Gun Control</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/B1ijkccD9_8" width="560"></iframe></p><p>Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast: "<a href="http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/12/03/bob-costas-steps-onto-gun-control-minefield.html" target="_blank">Bob Costas Steps Onto Gun-Control Minefield</a>"</p> Wed, 05 Dec 2012 14:19:30 +0000 Mike McKean 25433 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Dixon Rape Accusations; Pinkel Rumors; Leveson Impact; Big Data; Drone Zone http://kbia.org/post/views-news-dixon-rape-accusations-pinkel-rumors-leveson-impact-big-data-drone-zone <p><strong>Rape Accusation, No Charges Against Mizzou Player</strong></p><p>Steve Walentik, Columbia Daily Tribune: "<a href="http://www.columbiatribune.com/news/2012/nov/27/no-charges-filed-after-dixon-accused-rape/" target="_blank">No charges filed after Dixon accused of rape</a>"</p><p>Rob Dauser, NBC Sports: "<a href="http://collegebasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/11/27/michael-dixon-accused-of-but-never-charged-with-sexual-assault/" target="_blank">Michael Dixon accused of, never charged with, sexual assault</a>"</p> Wed, 28 Nov 2012 13:35:47 +0000 Mike McKean 25128 at http://kbia.org