© 2024 University of Missouri - KBIA
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Views Preview: Covering the Impeachment Hearings

Views of the News Logo

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 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.

Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “Media beware: Impeachment hearings will be the trickiest test of covering Trump

Lulu Garcia-Navarro, NPR: “The media spectacle of impeachment hearings

Lauren Fox: “How Democrats are prepping for make-or-break public impeachment testimony

Naming suspected Ukraine whistleblower

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “Fox News guest blurts out alleged name of whistleblower

Jeremy Barr, Hollywood Reporter: “Fox News guest names suspected Ukraine whistleblower

Adi Robertson, The Verge: “Facebook and YouTube ban naming alleged Trump impeachment whistleblower

CBS fires leaker

Michelle Mark, Business Insider: “CBS News reportedly fired a staffer suspected of leaking that explosive video of an ABC anchor saying the network killed her Jeffrey Epstein exposé

Erik Wemple, Washington Post: “’I’ve had this story for three years’: ABC News anchor slams her network’s handling of Epstein scoop

Justine Coleman, The Hill: “Trump rips ABC over Epstein coverage

Daily Northwestern Apologizes… for reporting?

Staff, Daily Northwestern: “Addressing The Daily’s coverage of Sessions protests

Robert Feder: “Daily Northwestern has nothing to apologize for – except its apology

Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune: "COLUMN: The apologetic editorial in Northwestern's student newspaper reveals an issue most black journalists face"

Robby Soave, Reason.com: “The Daily Northwestern apologizes to students for reporting news that triggered them

Reed Richardson, Mediaite: “Media erupts at Northwestern student paper apology: ‘Appalling ignorance of the basics of news-gathering

Katie Shepherd, Washington Post: “Student journalists at Northwestern apologized for photographing protesters. Then the backlash began.

Dawn Rhodes, Chicago Tribune: “Daily Northwestern staffers apologized for recent coverage of Jeff Sessions visit. Then they drew the ire of other journalists.

Angela N. Fu & Kristine E Guillaume, Harvard Crimson: “A note to readers

Rick Sobey, Boston Herald: “Harvard student government sides with anti-ICE protesters against newspaper

Editorial Board, GW Hatchet: “The Crimson was right to contact ICE for comment”          

John Oliver on SLAPP Suits


Megh Wright, Vulture: “John Oliver is ready for another battle with coal company CEO Bob Murray

Melissa Locker, TIME: “John Oliver picks a new fight with coal boss he called a geriatric Dr. Evil’ on Last Week Tonight

Adrian Horton, The Guardian: “John Oliver takes on muzzling lawsuits – and the man who sued his show

Nardine Saad, Los Angeles Times: “John Oliver roasts litigious coal titan in epic, squirrel-filled musical number

Disney disrupts streaming

Brooks Barnes, New York Times: “Netflix was only the start: Disney streaming service shakes an industry

Ed Mazza, Huff Post: “Disney heir shreds fellow boomers: ‘Sit the f**k down and let the kids drive’

Julia Alexander, The Verge: “Disney+ gets last-minute update, will have most Marvel movies at lunch

Jason Gurwin, The Streamable: “This is every Marvel Movie and tv show coming to Disney Plus on launch day and beyond

Death of Deadspin?

Barry Petchesky, New York Times: “I was fired from Deadspin for refusing to ‘stick to sports’

John Sexton, Hot Air: “Former Deadspin editor offers misleading account of site’s implosion over ‘stick to sports’ mandate

James D. Walsh, Intelligencer: “The senseless death of Deadspin

Brakkton Booker, NPR: “After days of resignations, the last of the Deadspin staff has quit

Maxwell Tani, The Daily Beast: “G/O Media tells Deadspin staff in leaked memo: Stick to sports

AMY SIMONS teaches news literacy, multimedia journalism and advanced social media strategies.