Views of the News: Press Association Fights Menthol Cigarette Ban
A newspaper trade association has come out against a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes in Washington, D.C. What’s the connection between the National Newspaper Publishers Association, law enforcement and Big Tobacco? Also, UNC-Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees reconsiders tenure for Nikole Hannah-Jones, covering the building collapse in suburban Miami, and landmark decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
Update: Following the taping of this program, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees voted to grant tenure to Nikole Hannah-Jones. Read more from Kate Murphy and Martha Quillin at the Charlotte News and Observer.