Mike McKean

Host, Professor of Journalism

MIKE MCKEAN directs the Futures Lab, the experimental newsroom and technology testing center of the Reynolds Journalism Institute. He founded the School's Convergence Journalism program and serves on the MU Information Technology Committee. McKean is a leader in the School's partnerships with Apple, Inc., and Adobe Systems to transform journalism education through pervasive computing. He is a frequent trainer and guest lecturer at top media companies and universities in China, has helped establish convergence journalism programs at Shantou University and Moscow State University, and has conducted Internet workshops in the United States, the Russian Federation and Albania. McKean has been honored with the William T. Kemper Fellowship for Excellence in Teaching and the MU Faculty-Alumni Award. He earned a bachelor's degree at the Missouri School of Journalism in 1979 and a master of arts in political science from Rice University in 1985. McKean has served on the J-School faculty since 1986.

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:25 am
Wed March 13, 2013

Views of the News: A Visit with Pulitzer Prize Winner Hedrick Smith

Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:42 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Views of the News: Fox Sports 1, Conservative Journalism, Woodward 'Threat', Buffett's Bet

Fox vs. ESPN

Richard Sandomir and Amy Chozick, The New York Times: "Seeing Riches in Sports TV, Fox Will Create New Network"

William Launder, The Wall Street Journal: "Fox to Launch Sports Cable Network"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:38 am
Wed March 6, 2013

Views of the News: Fox vs. ESPN, Conservative Journalism, Woodward 'Threat', Buffett's Bet

Fox vs. ESPN

Richard Sandomir and Amy Chozick, The New York Times: "Seeing Riches in Sports TV, Fox Will Create New Network"

William Launder, The Wall Street Journal: "Fox to Launch Sports Cable Network"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:52 am
Wed February 27, 2013

Views of the News: Ten Years of True/False, Oscar Docs, O'Brien, CNN & Diversity

Ten Years of True/False: Previewing the Fest

True/False Film Fest official site

Pter Gerard & Paul Sturtz and David Wilson, Indiewire: "Why the Hell is One of the Most Well-Respected Doc Fests in Columbia, Missouri?"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:19 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Views of the News: Tesla v. NYT, CNN Goes Overboard, "Obama, the Puppet Master," Chinese Hacking

Tesla v. NYT

John M. Broder, The New York Times: "Stalled Out on Tesla's Electric Highway"

Elon Musk, Tesla Motors: "A Most Peculiar Test Drive"

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Politics
10:28 am
Wed February 6, 2013

Views of the News: Super Bowl, Scientology, Chinese Hackers, Skeetgate

Super Bowl Blackout, Ads, Tweets

Steve Coll, The New Yorker: "The Super Bowl's Journalism Malfunction"

Will Leitch, Sports On Earth: "Power Failure"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:53 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Views of the News: 60 Minutes "Fluff," CNET Censored Again, News Tech, Super Bowl Ads

60 Minutes "Fluff" With Obama and Clinton

60 Minutes, CBS News: "The President and the Secretary of State" (watch the video)

David Bauder, AP: "Steve Kroft On '60 Minutes' Obama-Clinton Interview: The Request Came As A Surprise"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:02 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Views of the News: Inaugural Memes, Media Fumble Manti, Oprah/Lance Reac, Longform Meltdown

Inauguration Day: Winners, Losers & Dominant Memes

Bill Carter, The New York Times: "Cable News Networks See Big Falloff from 2009 in Inauguration Ratings"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:08 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Views of the News: Business Decisions Edition

Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:41 am
Wed January 9, 2013

Views of the News: Science Journalism, First-Person Journalism, "Snow Fall"

Credit Red Bull

Who's Fat? The Challenges of Science Journalism

Gretchen Reynolds, The New York Times: "Good and Bad, the Little Things Add Up in Fitness"

Pam Belluck, The New York Times: "Study Suggests Lower Mortality Risk for People Deemed to be Overweight"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
4:44 pm
Tue December 18, 2012

Views of the News: The Newtown Massacre

Media Mistakes and Challenges

Andrew Beaujon, Poynter.org: "Sandy Hook coverage: Is 'good enough' good enough?"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
8:19 am
Wed December 5, 2012

Views of the News: Costas & Guns; Dixon & Alden; Subway Ethics; After Leveson; The Daily's Dead

Costas Tackles Gun Control

Howard Kurtz, The Daily Beast: "Bob Costas Steps Onto Gun-Control Minefield"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
7:35 am
Wed November 28, 2012

Views of the News: Dixon Rape Accusations; Pinkel Rumors; Leveson Impact; Big Data; Drone Zone

Rape Accusation, No Charges Against Mizzou Player

Steve Walentik, Columbia Daily Tribune: "No charges filed after Dixon accused of rape"

Rob Dauser, NBC Sports: "Michael Dixon accused of, never charged with, sexual assault"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
8:54 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Views of the News: Post-election 2012

Election Night 2012: Themes and Takeaways 

Newseum's Front Pages for November 7

Politico's Media Blog

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