media http://kbia.org en Why one reporter is leaving Ferguson http://kbia.org/post/why-one-reporter-leaving-ferguson <p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: 17px;">What one journalist, and former KBIA reporter, witnessed other reporters do in Ferguson, Mo. led him to stop filing stories. Al Jazeera freelancer Ryan Schuessler wrote a personal blog post detailing the disrespectful actions he saw and why he decided to leave (for now). Missouri School of Journalism professors Earnest Perry, Mike McKean and Amy Simons discuss the issue.</span></p><p> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:33:46 +0000 Hope Kirwan 58394 at http://kbia.org Why one reporter is leaving Ferguson Views Preview: NYT says legalize weed http://kbia.org/post/views-preview-nyt-says-legalize-weed <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The New York Times this week ran a series of editorials calling on the federal government to repeal the ban on marijuana. &nbsp;A brave, game-changing move that shows the country's leading newspaper acting like one, or just another sign of how behind public opinion the mainstream media are these days? &nbsp;And what difference will it make?</p> Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:36:44 +0000 Mike McKean 56938 at http://kbia.org Views Preview: NYT says legalize weed 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 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos http://kbia.org/post/washington-post-be-sold-amazons-jeff-bezos The Washington Post Co. will sell its flagship newspaper and one of the most respected news organizations in the country to Amazon.com founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, <a href="http://www.washpostco.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=62487&p=irol-pressArticle&ID=1844731&highlight=">the company announced in a press release</a>. The <em>Post</em> has been a family-owned business for four generations.<p>Amazon, the company said, will play no role in the purchase. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 21:28:00 +0000 editor 38305 at http://kbia.org 'Washington Post' To Be Sold To Amazon's Jeff Bezos 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 Editorial: Why do you need to know who did it? http://kbia.org/post/editorial-why-do-you-need-know-who-did-it <p>All across the country today, local reporting outlets are putting in calls to their local school district public relations professionals in an attempt to report a story about what would happen if the tragedy in Newtown, CT were to happen HERE.</p><p> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:47:11 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 25957 at http://kbia.org Editorial: Why do you need to know who did it? 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 Views of the News: Post-election 2012 http://kbia.org/post/views-news-post-election-2012 <p><strong>Election Night 2012: Themes and Takeaways&nbsp;</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/1jDlo7YfUxc" width="560"></iframe></p><p><a href="http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/default.asp?p_size=835" target="_blank">Newseum's Front Pages</a> for November 7</p><p><a href="http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/" target="_blank">Politico's Media Blog</a></p> Wed, 07 Nov 2012 14:54:36 +0000 Mike McKean 24152 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The SuperStorm; October Surprise; Don't Forget Locals; China Blocks Times http://kbia.org/post/views-news-superstorm-october-surprise-dont-forget-locals-china-blocks-times-0 <p><strong>Don't Call It Frankenstorm</strong></p> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 12:39:34 +0000 Mike McKean 23713 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The SuperStorm; October Surprise; Don't Forget Locals; China Blocks Times Views of the News: Horses, Bayonets; BBC Scandal; Paperless Newsweek; Dueling Tablets; Dinner Jokes http://kbia.org/post/views-news-horses-bayonets-bbc-scandal-paperless-newsweek-dueling-tablets-dinner-jokes <p><strong>Horses, Bayonets and Other Debate Snark</strong></p><p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/GK3ORgw-h_4" width="560"></iframe></p><p>Glenn Chapman, Agence France Press: "<a href="http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5juR5XDVPsy1UT5xgmhvtRlGNpDXg?docId=CNG.f2241927db34c13f891cfb5bcd9a0cab.251" target="_blank">Obama's 'horses and bayonets' remark goes viral</a>"</p> Wed, 24 Oct 2012 12:54:33 +0000 Mike McKean 23326 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Crowley Checks Libya Claims; Hillary Takes Blame; NYT Page 1 Call; Felix's Jump http://kbia.org/post/views-news-crowley-checks-libya-claims-hillary-takes-blame-nyt-page-1-call-felixs-jump <p><strong>Obama/Romney Round Two: Crowley Ignites Controversy</strong></p> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:24:38 +0000 Mike McKean 22950 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Lehrer's Logic; Biden, Ryan & Raddatz; Big Bird Ads; CNN Buys Docs; Sam Engaged http://kbia.org/post/views-news-lehrers-logic-biden-ryan-raddatz-big-bird-ads-cnn-buys-docs-sam-engaged-12 <p><iframe frameborder="0" height="270" src="http://www.nbc.com/assets/video/widget/widget.html?vid=1419927" width="480"></iframe></p><p><strong>Lehrer's&nbsp;Logic</strong></p><p>Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/05/us/politics/after-debate-a-harsh-light-falls-on-jim-lehrer.html?_r=3&amp;ref=media" target="_blank">After a New-Look Debate, a Harsh Light Falls on the Moderator</a>"</p> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 12:43:42 +0000 Mike McKean 22557 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: Obama Video; Stupid Debates; Poll Attack; Shep's Sorry; Bad Science; Obese Anchor http://kbia.org/post/views-news-obama-video-stupid-debates-poll-attack-sheps-sorry-bad-science-obese-anchor <p><strong>Obama Video: So What?</strong></p> <script src="http://player.ooyala.com/player.js?deepLinkEmbedCode=I0ZXEyNjpnfCdoMXulS8XIOcpzf13thD&video_pcode=k4Nmw6Cri746xA2OsoSlngyrIudg&width=428&height=240&embedCode=I0ZXEyNjpnfCdoMXulS8XIOcpzf13thD"></script> <p>Tucker Carlson and Vince Coglianese, TheDaily Caller: "<a href="http://dailycaller.com/2012/10/02/obama-speech-jeremiah-wright-new-orleans/" target="_blank">Exclusive: In heated '07 speech, Obama lavishes praise on Wright, says feds 'don't care' about New Orleans</a>"</p> Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:52:45 +0000 Mike McKean 22187 at http://kbia.org Views of the News: The Diary; Debate Frame Matters; "Illegal Immigrant"; Blown Call; Newsweek Spoof http://kbia.org/post/views-news-diary-debate-frame-matters-illegal-immigrant-blown-call-newsweek-spoof-0 <p><strong>CNN and the Diary</strong></p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 12:34:23 +0000 Mike McKean 21794 at http://kbia.org