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Views Preview: Rams Move to Los Angeles For 2016 Season

Jan 13, 2016

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The NFL owners voted late Tuesday to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles, effective with the start of the 2016 season. This is a big sports story for St. Louis and Los Angeles, but it is so much more.

Associated Press: “Rams relocating to Los Angeles leaves St. Louis as two-time loser

David Hunn: St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Goodbye, St. Louis Rams; next stop, LA

Sarah Fenske, Riverfront Times: “Forget the Rams. St. Louis will be just fine as a two-team town

Jim Thomas, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Thomas: Here we go again, St. Louis “Stan Kroenke speaks on Rams’ leaving St. Louis for LA

Jeff Gordon, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Gordo: Kroenke fails St. Louis, flees town

Sam Farmer & Nathan Fenno, Los Angeles Times: “NFL will return to Los Angeles for 2016 season

Credit Courtesy of Sean Penn, Rolling Stone

Actor-turned-activist Sean Penn told the Associated Press he has nothing to hide following the publication of his 11,000-word account of an interview with Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman. How did the meeting in the jungle clearing come to be? And, why did Rolling Stone agree to give the drug kingpin editorial control prior to publication?

Sean Penn, Rolling Stone: “El Chapo speaks

Ravi Somaiya, New York Times: “’El Chapo,’ Mexican drug lord, sat for interview with Sean Penn

Brian Stelter, CNN: “A controversial coup: Sean Penn and Rolling Stone land El Chapo interview

Nathaniel Janowitz, Vice News: “Sean Penn interviewed El Chapo – and it helped lead to the drug lord’s capture

David Agren, The Guardian: “El Chapo capture: Mexico drug lord’s ‘desire to make biopic’ helped agents find him

Melissa Cronin, Gawker: “The worst lines from Sean Penn’s El Chapo profile

Dave Itzkoff, New York Times: “Sean Penn’s excursions into writing often mix activism with journalism

Jack Shafer, POLITICO: “Journalists: Stop complaining about Sean Penn

Kelly McBride, Poynter: “The problem with Rolling Stone’s El Chapo interview isn’t Sean Penn. It’s his editors.

'Making a Murderer'

Steven Avery spent 18 years in prison for a sexual assault he didn't commit. Then, four years later, a jury convicted him and his teenage nephew of the murder of Teresa Halbach. The Netflix documentary, "Making a Murderer" is a 10-hour look at their case, their appeals, and questions the propriety of the convictions.

Meghan Daum, Los Angeles Times: “Are we making too much of ‘Making a Murderer?’

Stephanie Merry, Washington Post: “How listening to ‘Serial’ made us doubt ‘Making a Murderer’

Lenika Cruz, The Atlantic: “’Making a Murderer,’ a true-crime series about Steven Avery, could be Netflix’s answer to ‘Serial’

Sarah Marshall, New Republic: “Making a Murderer and the new true crime

Chancellor Agard, People: “Making a Murderer: The journalists who covered Steven Avery’s trial

Sean Daly, Fox News: “Did ‘Making a Murderer’ get the story wrong?

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Missouri legislature looks at journalists

Two bills -- on in the Senate and one in the House of Representatives -- looks to change the way journalists do their jobs. If passed into law, the senate bill would ban reporters from the legislative floor at the state capitol. The house bill would extend the rights of student journalists.

Kurt Ellison, St. Louis Post-Dispatch: “Missouri Senate boots press corps off floor

Doyle Murphy, Riverfront Times: “Sooo, Missouri senators don’t love reporters after all

Eli Yokley, Joplin Globe: “Ron Richard action could make legislative stories harder to tell

Tyler Kingkade, Huffington Post: “In Missouri, lawmakers can shut out reporters but professors can’t

Taylor Twellman, Columbia Missourian: “New free speech bill meant to better protect student journalists

Brett Martin, KOLR-TV: “Bill to restore young journalists' freedom of the press

Peter Fricke, Campus Reform: “Missouri lawmaker introduces bill to protect student journalists

KMIZ’s weekend newscasts

KMIZ-TV launched six hours of weekend morning news this past weekend. “Programming note: ABC 17 launches market’s first weekend morning news