venezuela http://kbia.org en MU journalism department’s Twitter account and website compromised by Venezuelan hackers http://kbia.org/post/mu-journalism-department-s-twitter-account-and-website-compromised-venezuelan-hackers <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>When journalism professor Karen Mitchell woke up Monday morning, she didn’t expect to be a target for Internet hackers with a political agenda.</p><p>Mitchell teaches convergence journalism at the University of Missouri and co-manages the @MUConvergence Twitter account with three other faculty members. Mostly journalism students, faculty and professional journalists follow the micro-blogging account.</p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 21:39:28 +0000 Bridgit Bowden 49837 at http://kbia.org MU journalism department’s Twitter account and website compromised by Venezuelan hackers Spiraling inflation, street crime spur Venezuela protests http://kbia.org/post/spiraling-inflation-street-crime-spur-venezuela-protests <p></p><p>An economic crisis in a country with one of the highest murder rates in the world has led to a month of sometimes violent demonstrations in Venezuela. Polarization between supporters and opponents of President Nicolás Maduro's leftist government has left little room for compromise.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 18:26:48 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 49621 at http://kbia.org Spiraling inflation, street crime spur Venezuela protests How the death of Hugo Chavez could affect Cuba http://kbia.org/post/how-death-hugo-chavez-could-affect-cuba <p>World leaders from five continents gathered in Caracas on Friday to pay their last respects for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez. The Venezuelan leader held the country's presidency from 1999 until his death earlier this week.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 23:34:06 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 30150 at http://kbia.org How the death of Hugo Chavez could affect Cuba