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Views of the News

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Each week, KBIA brings you a roundtable discussion about the media. Host Amy Simons and regular panelists Ernest Perry and Mike McKean from the Missouri School of Journalism provide analysis, commentary and criticism.

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Each week, KBIA brings you a roundtable discussion about the media. Host Amy Simons and regular panelists Ernest Perry and Mike McKean from the Missouri School of Journalism provide analysis, commentary and criticism.

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By An AA - Apr 11 2019
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I love this show. It is always interesting and informative. The humor is real and not forced and it is enlightening to get the view from the inside on current topics and events. I always learn something whenever I tune in. Highly recommended.

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7 Ratings
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Always interesting

By An AA - Apr 11 2019
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I love this show. It is always interesting and informative. The humor is real and not forced and it is enlightening to get the view from the inside on current topics and events. I always learn something whenever I tune in. Highly recommended.

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Views of the News

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Each week, KBIA brings you a roundtable discussion about the media. Host Amy Simons and regular panelists Ernest Perry and Mike McKean from the Missouri School of Journalism provide analysis, commentary and criticism.

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

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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 Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Sep 11 2019

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

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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 professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Aug 21 2019

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Views of the News: The Response to Blasting Baltimore

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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.

Jul 31 2019

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

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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.

Jul 24 2019

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Views of the News: Migrant Children Returned to Texas Center

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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 Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

Jun 26 2019

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Views of the News: Cell Phone Video Emerges of Sandra Bland's Arrest

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Nearly four years after the traffic stop that led to the arrest, and death, of motorist Sandra Bland, a new cell phone video emerges that tells a story different from the police dash cam video. Why di it take so long to surface? Also, the possibility a Colorado public library could be home to a newsroom, turning a legacy newspaper into a non-profit, and a call to break up Facebook. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

May 15 2019

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Views of the News: Reuters Journalists Freed In Myanmar

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Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for more than 500 days were unexpectedly freed Tuesday in a widespread amnesty. What led to this twist of fate? Also, Facebook bans far-right content producers, Sinclair Broadcast Group buys 21 regional sports networks, and a goof on Game of Thrones gives America a laugh. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

May 08 2019

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Views of the News: New York Times Publishes Anti-Semitic Cartoon

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An editorial cartoon containing anti-Semitic tropes appeared in Thursday’s international editions of The New York Times . An internal investigation has led to some changes in newsroom policy, but no clear public explanation as to how it wound up in the paper in the first place. Do we deserve one? Also, why Amazon ’s doorbell company is hiring a news editor, the global popularity of "Avengers: Endgame” and Jeopardy! ’s big winner. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

May 01 2019

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Views of the News: Prince Andrew's BBC Interview

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Prince Andrew sat down for an interview with the BBC this weekend, explaining his involvement with Jeffrey Epstein. Why go on the record in this way? Also, the latest from the Trump impeachment hearings, how a collaboration between Mizzou and The University of Kansas came to be, and southeast Missouri’s special place in journalism history. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Nov 20 2019

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Views of the News: Covering the Impeachment Hearings

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Impeachment hearings will soon be underway in the U.S. House of Representatives. What advice does our panel have for journalists covering it? Also, CBS News fires an employee for leaking video obtained while working at ABC, John Oliver comments on a series of lawsuits and an apology from Northwestern University journalism students frustrates many in the profession. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Nov 13 2019

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Views of the News: Prince Andrew's BBC Interview

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Prince Andrew sat down for an interview with the BBC this weekend, explaining his involvement with Jeffrey Epstein. Why go on the record in this way? Also, the latest from the Trump impeachment hearings, how a collaboration between Mizzou and The University of Kansas came to be, and southeast Missouri’s special place in journalism history. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Nov 20 2019

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Views of the News: Covering the Impeachment Hearings

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Impeachment hearings will soon be underway in the U.S. House of Representatives. What advice does our panel have for journalists covering it? Also, CBS News fires an employee for leaking video obtained while working at ABC, John Oliver comments on a series of lawsuits and an apology from Northwestern University journalism students frustrates many in the profession. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Nov 13 2019

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Views of the News: Ragtag Society Cuts Ties With The Crossing

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The Ragtag Film Society severed ties with The Crossing, Columbia, MO on Friday over a message delivered in a sermon that was hurtful to many in mid-Missouri’s #transgender community. Also, the author of last year’s anonymous #Trump “resistance” op-ed in the New York Times is back with a new book, the growing number of local news deserts, here and abroad, and family-friendly workplace policies that address every phase of life. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Ryan Thomas: Views of the News.

Oct 23 2019

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Views of the News: Violent Video Shows Fake Trump Attacking Media, Critics

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Did it take President Donald Trump too long to condemn the violence in a meme-like video shown at one of his Florida resorts this weekend? Twitter says it went too far, and has removed the user from its site, yet YouTube says the video doesn’t violate terms of service. Where is the line? From KBIA and the Missouri School of Journalism, it's Views of the News.

Oct 16 2019

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Views of the News: Trump's Call to Ukraine

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The president’s latest attack on the press gets louder, as calls for more details surrounding the call with the Ukrainian president identify. How does his finger pointing erode the public’s trust in news reporting? Also, the official end of the White House press briefing and the sources of the biggest threats to journalism as identified by the publisher of the New York Times. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Sep 25 2019

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Views of the News: Remembering Cokie Roberts

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Journalists around the world are remembering Cokie Roberts for her decades of service to the profession. The legendary reporter and political commentator seen on ABC News, heard on NPR and read in newspapers across the country died Tuesday at the age of 75. Also, CNN refuses advertising from JUUL and other #ecigarette companies, Shane Gillis hired and fired from 'Saturday Night Live' and 25 years of 'Friends.’ From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Monique Luisi: Views of the News.

Sep 18 2019

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

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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 Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Sep 11 2019

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

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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 School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Sep 04 2019

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

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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 professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Aug 21 2019

28mins

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Views of the News: The Response to Blasting Baltimore

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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.

Jul 31 2019

28mins

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

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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.

Jul 24 2019

28mins

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Views of the News: Migrant Children Returned to Texas Center

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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 Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

Jun 26 2019

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

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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.

Jun 19 2019

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Views of the News: YouTube's Hate Speech Dilemma

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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.

Jun 12 2019

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

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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 Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

Jun 05 2019

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Views of the News: Game Over For Game of Thrones

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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.

May 22 2019

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Views of the News: Cell Phone Video Emerges of Sandra Bland's Arrest

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Nearly four years after the traffic stop that led to the arrest, and death, of motorist Sandra Bland, a new cell phone video emerges that tells a story different from the police dash cam video. Why di it take so long to surface? Also, the possibility a Colorado public library could be home to a newsroom, turning a legacy newspaper into a non-profit, and a call to break up Facebook. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

May 15 2019

28mins

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Views of the News: Reuters Journalists Freed In Myanmar

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Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar for more than 500 days were unexpectedly freed Tuesday in a widespread amnesty. What led to this twist of fate? Also, Facebook bans far-right content producers, Sinclair Broadcast Group buys 21 regional sports networks, and a goof on Game of Thrones gives America a laugh. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

May 08 2019

28mins

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Views of the News: New York Times Publishes Anti-Semitic Cartoon

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An editorial cartoon containing anti-Semitic tropes appeared in Thursday’s international editions of The New York Times . An internal investigation has led to some changes in newsroom policy, but no clear public explanation as to how it wound up in the paper in the first place. Do we deserve one? Also, why Amazon ’s doorbell company is hiring a news editor, the global popularity of "Avengers: Endgame” and Jeopardy! ’s big winner. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News.

May 01 2019

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Views of the News: The Story Behind the 'Cringeworthy' Video

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It might be the most cringeworthy video to go viral this year. Why did the news staff at WTOL-11 produce a # hypevideo for the Toledo Public Schools? And, how might it compromise the staff’s reporting efforts in the future? Also, Infowars host Alex Jones claims ‘pyschosis,’ changes to the Oscar rules, and reporting on allegations against former vice president Joe Biden . From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Mike McKean: Views of the News. KBIA 91.3 FM

Apr 03 2019

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