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Each week, KBIA brings you a roundtable discussion about the media. Host Mike McKean and regular panelists Lee Wilkins and Charles Davis from the Missouri School of Journalism provide analysis, commentary and criticism.More from Views of the News »

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Views of the News: Jason Rezaian Freed In Prisoner Swap

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian is free and back with family and colleagues after 545 days in an Iranian prison. Several news agencies knew about...

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Views of the News: Rams Move to Los Angeles For 2016 Season

The NFL owners voted late Tuesday to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles, effective with the start of the 2016 season. Actor-turned-activist...

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Views of the News: The 'Star Wars' Countdown Is On

Who owns the Las Vegas Review-Journal? Someone paid $140 million in cash for Nevada's largest newspaper, but no one knows who that someone is. The...

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Views of the News: Networks Broadcast Live From Inside San Bernardino Shooters' Home

Friday, cable news audiences watched aghast as reporters from MSBNC, CNN and Fox News Channel toured the San Bernardino shooters' home, broadcasting...

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Views of the News: Independent Journalist Forced Release of Laquan McDonald Video

Twenty-nine-year-old Brandon Smith spends most of his time driving for Uber and Lyft, but the independent journalist's relentless fight to make the...

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Views of the News: Charlie Sheen Speaks Out About Being HIV Positive

Actor Charlie Sheen speaks out, telling Today Show anchor Matt Lauer he is HIV positive. The diagnosis came years ago, but Sheen said he's speaking now...

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Views of the News: An Historic Week For the University of Missouri

It's been a historic week at the University of Missouri. On Monday, Tim Wolfe resigned as president of the UM System. Hours later, Chancellor R. Bowen...

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Views of the News: Why They're Still Debating the Debate

A week after the last Republican presidential debate, the candidates and networks are still debating rules and procedures for future debates. What will...

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Views of the News: SXSW cancels pro- and anti-Gamergate sessions

The organizers of the South By Southwest conference announced they're canceling two sessions for the Spring 2016 conference. Both sessions were to focus...

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Views of the News: Amazon vs. The New York Times

One guy says the reporting isn't accurate. Another says it is. It's a case of finger pointing between Amazon vice president Jay Carney and New York...

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