Mike McKean

Politics
7:53 pm
Tue October 8, 2013

Views of the News: Does Twitter need a woman's touch?

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It won't be too long of a wait for Wall Street traders who want a piece of Twitter.  Last week the social media company filed the final paperwork to for an initial public offering.  Among the details discovered in those applications -- the board of directors, key investors and company executives are almost entirely white males.  That's got many in the media world asking where are the women?

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Views of the News
2:18 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

'CNN can do better'

Professor Amy Simons

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
11:51 am
Wed September 25, 2013

What's the reporter's role?

Professor Mike McKean

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
8:21 pm
Tue September 24, 2013

Views of the News: What's the reporter's role?

Chuck Todd appearing on MSNBC's "Morning Joe."
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What is the reporter's role?

NBC's Chuck Todd is under fire for comments he made on the program "Morning Joe."  Todd and former Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell (D) were discussing the root of some commonly-held misconceptions of about the Affordable Care Act.  Rendell argued the public has been fed erroneous information about the law.  Todd said "Republicans have effectively messaged against it," but disagreed with those who said it is up to the media to educate the public about the law.

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Views of the News
4:35 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Obama on Syria, Rose interviews al-Assad, Kimmel's viral video hoax

Professor Amy Simons

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
8:33 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Views of the News: Obama on Syria, Rose interviews al-Assad, Kimmel's viral video hoax

Views of the News
2:52 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Situation in Syria, David Frost, KMIZ, Twitter on the campaign trail

Professor Mike McKean

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Views of the News
3:46 pm
Wed August 28, 2013

ESPN & Frontline, Chelsea Manning, Making news out of Miley Cyrus

Professor Earnest Perry

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Politics
7:43 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

Views of the News: ESPN & Frontline, Chelsea Manning, Making news out of Miley Cyrus

Note to readers posted on the New York Times homepage on Tuesdays, August 27, 2013.
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ESPN Pulls from NFL Concussion Investigation

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Views of the News
2:52 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Al Jazeera America, Danger in Egypt, Greenwald's partner detained in London

Professor Amy Simons

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean.

Politics
6:13 pm
Tue August 20, 2013

Views of the News: Al Jazeera America, Danger in Egypt, Greenwald's partner detained in London

Al Jazeera America is on the air

Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "Al Jazeera makes limited American debut"

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Views of the News
12:07 pm
Wed August 14, 2013

MO's Obama clown; NPR slammed; Journalism degrees; NBC's Hillary 'Nightmare'

Professor Mike McKean

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Amy Simons and Earnest Perry.

Views of the News
12:46 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Manning verdict, Big ad merger, Dumping Rush, Simon tweets mom's passing

Professor Stephanie Padgett

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Esther Thorson and Stephanie Padgett.

Views of the News
12:29 pm
Wed July 17, 2013

Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch

Professor Mike McKean

  

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Stacey Woelfel and Marty Steffens.

Views of the News
5:44 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

TV Edition: Zimmerman Trial, SFO Crash, Egypt Coup, Local Station Mergers

Guest Panelist Stacey Woelfel

  Media criticism and critique from the Missouri School of Journalism's Mike McKean, Stacey Woelfel and Esther Thorson

Views of the News
1:32 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Outing US digital snooping , debating "breaking news," muzzling WI reporters

The new team: Mike, Amy and Earnest!

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Amy Simons and Earnest Perry.

Views of the News
1:50 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Photogs Fired, Storm Chasers Die, Goodbye Lee & Charles

Lee Wilkins and Charles Davis

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Lee Wilkins, Charles Davis, Amy Simons and Earnest Perry.

Views of the News
4:27 pm
Wed May 29, 2013

Holder's Remorse, Conners & the IRS, Bite-size News, FB Hate, Wolf & the Atheist

Professor Mike McKean

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Amy Simons and Earnest Perry.

Views of the News
2:59 pm
Wed May 15, 2013

Obama's Triple Wammy, Bloomberg Snooping, Cleveland Victims in Media Crosshairs

Professor Lee Wilkins

  Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Lee Wilkins and Amy Simons.

Views of the News
3:14 pm
Wed April 24, 2013

The Boston Bombing

Professor Mike McKean

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Lee Wilkins and Earnest Perry

Views of the News
3:05 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombing, Pulitzer Prizes, BBC Undercover in North Korea

Professor Lee Wilkins

  

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Lee Wilkins and Charles Davis.

Views of the News
12:04 pm
Wed October 31, 2012

The SuperStorm; October Surprise; Don't Forget Locals; China Blocks Times

Media criticism and critique from Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Lee Wilkins and Charles Davis.

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