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Views of the News: Pfizer Vaccine Wins FDA Approval; Fox News Pushes Alternative Treatment

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 Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

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Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of Views of the News and Radio Friends with Paul Pepper.
AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.
Aaron Hay hails from the suburbs of Kansas City and he took an unconventional route to KBIA. His love of music, however, has always been constant. From car rides with family and oldies sing-a-longs to trips to Peaches for LPs with Dad to buying that cherished first cassette tape (R.E.M.'s Document, for the curious). Aaron has always had a voracious appetite for new sounds.
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