Views of the News

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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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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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

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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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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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
5:01 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

Views of the News: MO's Obama clown; NPR slammed; Journalism degrees; NBC's Hillary 'Nightmare'

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.

Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
4:05 pm
Tue July 23, 2013

Views of the News: Royal baby, Rolling Stone cover, Helen Thomas legacy, Ad rules, Asparagus bias!

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  "It's a Boy!"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
4:46 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

Views of the News: Zimmerman verdict, few female sources, royal baby watch, Asiana pilot hoax

The Zimmerman Verdict: Media Lessons

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
3:00 pm
Tue July 9, 2013

Views of the News TV Edition: Zimmerman Trial, SFO Crash, Egypt Coup, Local Station Mergers

Zimmerman Trial Dominates Cable News

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
3:07 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Views of the News: SCOTUS' Big Rulings, Snowden's Helpers, Hastings Death, Rock Center Gone

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Supremes' Big Rulings

The Washington Post: "The Supreme Court's gay marriage decision: Live updates"

Jess Bravis, The Wall Street Journal: "Justices Take Pass on Texas Affirmative-Action Case"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
4:13 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Views of the News: Outing US digital snooping , debating "breaking news," muzzling WI reporters

Digital Snooping: The Original Stories

Glenn Greenwald, Ewen MacAskill and Spencer Ackerman, The Guardian: "NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily"

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
2:27 pm
Tue June 4, 2013

Views of the News: Photogs Fired, Storm Chasers Die, Goodbye Lee & Charles

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Sun-TImes Fires Photographers

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
9:49 am
Wed May 29, 2013

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

DOJ Leak Probes: The Fallout

Mike Allen's Playbook, Politico: "Holder to Meet with Bureau Chiefs"

Dylan Byers, Politico: "Eric Holder's 'remorse'"

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Views of the News
11:47 am
Thu May 2, 2013

Reddit Rumors, AP Hacked and the Legacy of Legacy Media

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

Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:08 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Views of the News: The Boston Bombing

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Hillary Sargent, ChartGirl.com: "Covering the Coverage"

Slightly Less Gruesome


Joe Pompeo, Capital New York: "'Daily News' doctored front-page photo from Boston bombing"

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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.

Media Talk From The Missouri School of Journalism
11:26 am
Wed April 17, 2013

Views of the News: Boston Marathon Bombing, Pulitzer Prizes, BBC Undercover in North Korea

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Boston Marathon Bombing

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Media Talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
11:36 am
Wed April 10, 2013

Views of the News: Ebert and the Industry, Aereo's Impact, In-Depth Coverage

Roger Ebert: A thumbs up for the critic:

All In with Chris Hayes:

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
10:29 am
Wed April 3, 2013

Views of the News: Coach Fired,Ware's Awful Injury, No More Illegal Immigrant, Sexist Scientist Obit

ESPN Helps Bring Down Coach

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Media talk from the Missouri School of Journalism
8:37 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Views of the News: Less Reporting, More Opining; CNN & HS Rape; UK Press Regs; Abandoning Manning?

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The Pew Study: Less Reporting, More Opining

The Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism: "The State of the News Media 2013"

Brian Stelter, The New York Times: "Local TV News is Following Print's Path, Study Says"

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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
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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