Views of the News: Dixon Rape Accusations; Pinkel Rumors; Leveson Impact; Big Data; Drone Zone

Nov 28, 2012

Rape Accusation, No Charges Against Mizzou Player

Steve Walentik, Columbia Daily Tribune: "No charges filed after Dixon accused of rape"

Rob Dauser, NBC Sports: "Michael Dixon accused of, never charged with, sexual assault"

Vahe Gregorian, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: "Details on Mizzou's Dixon are out"

Corey Rudd, Bleacher Report: "Missouri Basketball: Why the Michael Dixon Suspension Could Derail the Season"

Pinkel Rumors and Media Responsibility

The Columbia Heart Beat: "RUMORS OF PINKEL'S DEMISE: Much exaggerated, but broadcast by St. Louis CBS station"

Andrew Astleford, Fox Sports Kansas City: "Pinkel rumors swirl, but his fight continues"

Leveson Report: Predicting the Impact

Katie Dowell, "The Leveson Report: what will it recommend?"

Georg Szalai, The Hollywood Reporter: "Celebrity Coverage, Media Regulation in European Spotlight"

L.V. Anderson, Slate: "Can You Libel Someone on Twitter?"

Big Data, Big Journalism

Dafna Linzer, Michael Grabell and Jeff Larson, ProPublica: "Flight Records Say Russia Sent Syria Tons of Cash"

Charles Seife, Scientific American: "How Drug Company Money Is Undermining Science"

Charles Seife, Scientific American: "How We Followed the Drug Research Money"

Columbia to Become Drone Zone

Associated Press: "MU journalist explores using drones for reporting"

Dylan Byers, Politico: "NPR affiliate launches drone program"

Stephen Feller, NewsMax: "TMZ Denies Seeking a Drone to Track Celebrities"

Drone Journalism Lab at the University of Nebraska