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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State of the (Twitter-fied) Union + Debate Sandwich

Wikipedia Leads Protest on Piracy Bills

Jenna Wortham, The New York Times: "Protest on Web Uses Shutdown to Take On Two Piracy Bills"

Evan Hansen, Wired.com: "Why We've Censored Wired.com"

The Expectations Game

Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "With a Fast and Anticipated Result, TV Analysts Shift Focus to South Carolina"

Neil King, Jr. and Gerald F. Seib, TheWall Street Journal: "Chances to Slow GOP Leader Dwindle"

Iowa: Too white, too evangelical, too rural?

Stephen G. Bloom, The Atlantic: "Observations From 20 Years of Iowa Life"

Media Decisions Questioned in Sex Abuse Cases

Today's Topic Links

Nov 2, 2011

Herman Cain: Harasser or Harassed?

Stephen Engelberg, Pro Publica: "Raising Cain: When is a Scoop Ready to be Published?"

This week's story links

Oct 19, 2011

Room for Rock Center?

David Carr, The New York Times: "NBC Anchor Broadens His Portfolio"

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