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Views Of The News

Each week, KBIA brings you a roundtable discussion about the media. Host Amy Simons and regular panelists Kathy Kiely and Earnest Perry from the Missouri School of Journalism provide analysis, commentary and criticism. Subscribe to us on iTunes

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  • Tucker Carlson voluntarily admits he somtimes lies on air during a podcast. I ask our panelists for their take on his gaffe, if it was indeed one. Also, what happens when journalists run for office, and how did a one-source story about ivermectin wind up on the evening news in Oklahoma City? From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • Fox News host Tucker Carlson admitted to a podcaster he sometimes lies to audiences, but not the way others do. What’s the basis for his argument that it’s not really deceptive? Also, the impact of the 9/11 terror attack coverage on today’s television and online news, the sale of TMZ, and how remote work is leading to more diverse newsroom staffs. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • Covering Hurricane Ida: who did it well, who made some missteps, and how reporters – again – became the story. Also, Lester Holt’s exclusive interview with Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd, why the Kansas City Star is suing Overland Park, Kan., and remembering Ed Asner From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • Covering Hurricane Ida: who did it well, who made some missteps, and how reporters – again – became the story. Also, Lester Holt’s exclusive interview with Capitol Police Lt. Michael Byrd, why the Kansas City Star is suing Overland Park, Kan., and remembering Ed Asner From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • The FDA has approved the Pfizer vaccine use for people over the age of 16, without the emergency use authorization. How will this affect the vaccine rates among the vaccine hesitant, and how might it affect vaccine requirements in the public and private sectors? And, why are some outlets pushing alternative treatments not approved for human use at all? Also, an update on evacuating journalists from Afghanistan, changes to the Sunday editions of the Kansas City Star and journalism’s role in finding the next host of Jeopardy! From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • The FDA has approved the Pfizer vaccine use for people over the age of 16, without the emergency use authorization. How will this affect the vaccine rates among the vaccine hesitant, and how might it affect vaccine requirements in the public and private sectors? And, why are some outlets pushing alternative treatments not approved for human use at all? Also, an update on evacuating journalists from Afghanistan, changes to the Sunday editions of the Kansas City Star and journalism’s role in finding the next host of Jeopardy! From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • The news coming out of Afghanistan is grimmer by the day. What is the U.S. government doing to bring home journalists safely? What’s ahead for those who can’t leave that country? Also, CNN’s Chris Cuomo breaks his silence on his brother’s resignation as New York’s governor, the co-founder of Snopes is suspended, and reaction to the new hosts of ‘Jeopardy!’ From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • The news coming out of Afghanistan is grimmer by the day. What is the U.S. government doing to bring home journalists safely? What’s ahead for those who can’t leave that country? Also, CNN’s Chris Cuomo breaks his silence on his brother’s resignation as New York’s governor, the co-founder of Snopes is suspended, and reaction to the new hosts of ‘Jeopardy!’
  • As the COVID-19 delta variant rips through Missouri and Arkansas, the Biden administration and Facebook trade barbs over who is to blame for low vaccination rates. Also, using spyware to hack journalists’ phones, information blackouts in Cuba, and the ethics of using a deep fake to bring Anthony Bourdain’s words to life. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • The Mississippi River Basin Ag and Water Desk promises a fresh approach to covering agriculture, water and climate issues across more than 20 states. We’ll talk about what makes this innovative partnership unique, and how it will serve local communities. Also, the latest chapter in the space race, getting ready for the Olympic games, and consumer choice drives this year’s summer blockbuster hits. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Ron Kelley: Views of the News.