Views of the News on KBIA Each week, KBIA brings you a roundtable discussion about the media. Host Amy Simons and regular panelists Mike McKean and Earnest Perry from the Missouri School of Journalism provide analysis, commentary and criticism.
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Views of the News: Jeff Bezos' Claims National Enquirer Attempted Extortion

Word of The National Enquirer 's attempts to extort Amazon owner Jeff Bezos has led to criminal investigations and offered subtle hints about his attitude toward editorial control at the Washington Post . Also, Bob Costas on his dismissal from NBC 's Super Bowl broadcast, French journalists using a secret Facebook group to #cyberbully and harass women writers and claims of plagiarism against the former executive editor of The New York Times . From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy

Views of the News: Jeff Bezos' Claims National Enquirer Attempted Extortion

Views of the News: Virginia Governor Northam Stands Firm

A tip from a "concerned citizen" has created a controversy around the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Ralph Northam . Also, President #Trump discusses his take on 'fake news' with the publisher of The New York Times , why Snopes unfriended #Facebook and why coverage about a forthcoming cure for breast cancer might be too good to be true. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

Views of the News: Viral Standoff Leads To Quick Judgment

Viral videos often make news, but what happens when they don't tell the whole story? What can we learn from what happened on the National Mall this weekend between a high school student and Native American elder? Also, BuzzFeed challenged on its bombshell report about #Trump and Cohen, the effects the true crime genre has on the loved ones of crime victims, and the dark side of social media memes. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of

Views of the News: Bird Scooter's Attempt to Censor Tech Media

Bird scooters has been making news in Columbia for months. Now, it's making headlines around the world for its claim of a copyright violation by a tech news website. Was it a fair claim? Also, hedge fund owners make a play for one of the largest newspaper publishers in the U.S., NBC News formally cuts ties with Megyn Kelly and how Stephen King helped scare up subscribers of his local news website. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of

Views of the News: Uranus Examiner's Demise Is No Joke

Punny, yes. Funny? No. The closing of the Uranus Examiner presents a serious problem for the residents of Pulaski County now that its lost its only locally-produced newspaper. Also, hyperlocal coverage of Prof. George Smith's Nobel Prize , TIME Magazine's Person of the Year and the controversy over the lyrics in 1940's-era # Christmas music. From Missouri School of Journalism i professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News. KBIA 91.3 FM

Views of the News: Covering the California Wildfires

Turn on cable news. What do you see... right now? Chances are it's not coverage of the record-setting wildfires burning entire cities in California to the ground. Hundreds have died and thousands are homeless, it's not getting the level of media coverage we've come to expect for east coast weather disasters such as hurricanes and nor'easters. Why not? Also, a deeper look at that Vogue travel writer's words about Kansas City, Missouri , whether it's time for Mark Zuckerberg to step down as Facebook

Views of the News: CNN Sues Trump, Aides

CNN has filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald J Trump and several aides, fighting to have White House Correspondent Jim Acosta's press credential reinstated. How have other reporters fared in the past, suing the president for access? Also, destructive protests outside Tucker Carlson 's home, an experiment that replaces television anchors using artificial intelligence, and remembering Marvel Comics founder Stan Lee. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest

Views of the News: Election Day 2018

The Views of the News team returns. Join Amy Simons, Mike McKean and Earnest Perry for a complete look at the coverage of this week's vital midterm election, from a local, state and national level.

Views of the News: The Search For Truth About Jamal Khashoggi

Details are slowly starting to emerge about what might have happened to journalist Jamal Khashoggi جمال خاشقجي inside the Saudi embassy in Istanbul. How aggressively is the # Trump administration really pressing for answers? And, how are news organizations changing their approach to working in Saudi Arabia. Also, President Donald J. Trump 's media tour, Sen. Elizabeth Warren 's DNA test, and why polling guru Nate Silver says journalists aren't likely to like what he sees. From Missouri School of

Views of the News: Covering the Approaching a 'Climate Catastrophe'

If we don't make some changes soon, we're heading for 'climate catastrophe." That's the message from a report from the United Nations this week. The headlines are hyperbolic, the reporting is there, but will it make people care? Also, a look back at the coverage of Justice Brett M. Kavanaugh 's confirmation, a local collaboration reports on # bullying in schools and what happened to Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi جمال خاشقجي . Did he die in the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul?

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