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.
Views of the News on KBIA

Views of the News on KBIA

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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.

Most Recent Episodes

Views of the News: M.I.T. Media Lab Director Steps Down After Taking Epstein Money

The ripple effects of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein widen, as the head of the revered head of the MIT Media Lab resigns after accepting a donation from Epstein. What did he know at the time of the gift? Also, new guidelines for newsrooms to protect female #journalists from online harassment, controversy at NPR over the coverage of #race and the #WorldTradeCenter on film, 18 years after the September 11th terror attacks. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest

Views of the News: M.I.T. Media Lab Director Steps Down After Taking Epstein Money

Views of the News: Fed Up With News Outlets, Teens Create Their Own

Teens, tired of how the news media covers stories that matter to them, take matters into their own hands. This week, a look at several teen-run news and information sources and what they're telling us about the Gen Z audience. Also, the ongoing feud between The New York Times columnist Bret Stephens and a professor at The George Washington University; a Playboy #journalist sues to get his White House credentials back, and a California bill seeking rights for #gigeconomy workers. From Missouri

Views of the News: Predicting Long-term Impact of the '1619 Project'

It's been 400 years since the first slave ship landed on shores of what would become the United States of America. This week, a look at how The New York Times Magazine commemorated the moment, and the lasting impact it could have on the reframing of American history. Also, Mark Halperin's bumpy road to redemption, how some journalists got caught up in campaign fundraising, and remembering a respected journalist killed in a plane crash while on the job. From Missouri School of Journalism

Views of the News: The Response to Blasting Baltimore

Subscriptions soar following a Baltimore Sun editorial in response to President Trump's attack on the livability of the city. Are Americans voting with their dollars? Also, a look at the presidential debates, an investigative report halted after a key source was murdered and the fine line between curation and plagiarism. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

Views of the News: ESPN Doubles Down On Political Talk Policy

ESPN doubles down on its no politics policy after radio host Dan Le Batard shared his disgust with President #Trump's racist tweets on the air (The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz). Also, GateHouse Media makes a play for Gannett, Robert Mueller appears before Congress, and we remember best-selling author George Hodgman. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Monique Luisi and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

Views of the News: Migrant Children Returned to Texas Center

Migrant children in a Texas border facility have been living in squalor, without access to sanitation supplies such as soap and toothpaste. Reporters' access to the facility, and others like it, has been limited, making reporting on the conditions difficult. Also, why it seemed rape allegations against President Trump were downplayed, an exaggeration of tourist deaths in the Dominican Republic , and Twitter's decision to end geotagging on tweets. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy

Views of the News: Trump Dominates News Cycle with Campaign Kickoff, ABC Interview

President Trump goes back to the future for the launch of his re-election campaign. He accuses The New York Times of treason and urges his departing press secretary to run for governor of Arkansas. Plus, a discussion of the media's over-reliance on polls in their campaign coverage. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: it's KBIA 91.3 FM 's Views of the News.

Views of the News: Trump Dominates News Cycle with Campaign Kickoff, ABC Interview

Views of the News: YouTube's Hate Speech Dilemma

YouTube 's ban on hate speech produces mixed results as Congress puts Big Tech under the microscope. Newspapers want lawmakers to help them compete with Google and Facebook . Seeing (and hearing) is definitely not believing when it comes to the latest examples of deep fakes. And Volkswagen hopes Simon & Garfunkel – plus a new diesel micro-bus – will help you forget about Diesel-gate. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Mike McKean, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Views of the News: Tech giants face anti-trust investigation

Is the internet broken? Members of the U.S. House of Representatives think so, and will begin investigating potential #antitrust violations among some of America's tech giants. First up? A hearing on the effects companies like Google and Facebook have had on local #journalism . Also, identifying the man believed to have produced the "drunk Pelosi" video, the first-ever Scripps National Spelling Bee octo-champs, and the end for Apple 's #iTunes . From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy

Views of the News: Game Over For Game of Thrones

It's game over for Game of Thrones . How did fans respond to the series finale? And, what might that mean for HBO and the future of its streaming service? Also, police accused of going too far to get a reporter to reveal his sources, a presidential pardon for media mogul Conrad Black and a teen from St. Louis scoops the national media. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

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