Journalists often end up catching illegal activity on video or in photographs? When should they turn those images over to law enforcement? Also, Sen. Al Franken’s fight against the Comcast-Time Warner merger, coverage the Boston Bombing anniversary and why a big-city newspaper nixed reader comments from its website . From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Jim Flink.
What the $%^#? Society’s attitudes toward language have evolved, and words once considered profane are now part of the vernacular. Still, do they have a place in the newspaper or on local tv newscasts? Also the cancel Colbert movement, and 2014 State of the News Media report. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Earnest Perry: Views of the News.
What happened to Malaysia Airlines flight 370? All we know for sure is that it left Kuala Lampur on Friday, March 8 and never made it to its destination, the Beijing Capital International airport. It's a mystery leaving millions around the globe scratching their heads. The American media is reporting every small detail -- many of them theories and rumors.
President Barack Obama appeared on Between Two Ferns, an Internet program hosted by comedian Zach Galifianakis on funnyordie.com. The two exchanged barbs before getting into a discussion about registering the March 31, 2014 deadline for registering for insurance through the Affordable Care Act.
At nearly three and a half hours, this year's Academy Awards telecast didn't set any records for length. But, it did set a social media milestone, when more than 3,000,000 Twitter users retweeted this selfie featuring host Ellen DeGeneres and several other Hollywood stars.
Lt. Bruce Britt is only the second member of the Columbia Fire Department to die in the line of duty. Britt succumbed to injuries sustained early Saturday morning while responding to a structural collapse at University Village apartments. The complex is run my MU's Department of Residential Life.
And, as a community prepares to say goodbye, the university is trying to determine what caused a concrete walkway to collapse -- and is working to prevent another incident.
Hundreds of Michael Sam supporters lined Stadium Blvd. and Providence Road in Columbia on Saturday, Feb. 15, blocking out a protest by the Westboro Baptist Church.
Sam, a former MU football player and NFL prospect, made international headlines last week when he came out as gay.
Members of the Topeka, Kan.-based church said they would return to Columbia to protest Sam's coming out and the MU community's support of him. They were last here protesting the funeral of Army Spc. Sterling Wyatt in July 2012.