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Views of the News

  • Journalists across the country faced a tough call: to do run the brutally graphic video of Memphis police beating Tyre Nichols, or not? What is the news value, and how does it help the public understand? Also, how the World Health Organization wants to reframe coverage of automobile crashes and why the Associated Press apologized to France. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Damon Kiesow: Views of the News.
  • A surprise documentary at the Sundance Film Festival reignites the conversation about sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Also, covering the discovery of even more classified documents and an update on the use of AI on news websites. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • For four days, C-SPAN’s cameras rolled live on the U.S. House of Representatives, showing us everything going on in the chambers gavel to gavel. Now some lawmakers, including Rep. Matt Gaetz want to make that access permanent. We’ll discuss arguments for and against. Also, St. Louis Public Radio staffers seek to unionize, students at more than a dozen colleges and using artificial intelligence to write stories for news websites. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • A tipster told CBS News that WNBA star Brittney Griner’s release from a Russian penal colony was imminent, but at the request of the White House, the network agreed not to report it until the she was free. When should journalists heed to these types of requests? Also, the sudden death of popular soccer writer Grant Wahl, the dissolution of Twitter’s Trust and Safety Council, and a work stoppage at the New York Times. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • Did ABC News leadership make matters worse when it pulled Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes off the air? The ‘Good Morning America’ anchors’ relationship went from the gossip mags to the front page, but was it even news in the first place? Or did management’s moves just draw more attention to it? Also, Meta threatens to remove news from Facebook, deep cuts at CNN and the Georgia run-off election. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • They’ve been among the largest protests in China since Tiananmen Square in 1989. We’ll talk about what people around the globe are calling the A4 Revolution, and what President Xi Jinping’s government is doing to try to quiet them. Also, the latest on what’s happening with Twitter and a look at how crime is perceived based on how journalists cover it. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • It’s been a tough few weeks for Twitter, as employees and users adapt to Elon Musk’s ownership. Also, looking back on the midterm election, the arrest of an Ohio journalist and getting ready for the World Cup. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • The eyes of the world are on the United Kingdom, where mourners pay their respects to Queen Elizabeth II, and watch the reign of King Charles III take shape. Also, the legacies of Bernard Shaw and Jeff German, and changes to the Columbia School Board’s public comment policy. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.
  • Most Jackson, Miss. residents have access to fresh water again, but what led to the city’s water crisis, and how can journalists hold civic leaders to account? This week on Views of the News, we’ll talk about the importance of environmental justice reporting. Also, coverage of President Biden’s “soul of a nation” speech, Twitter tests an edit button and journalists in Las Vegas mourn one of their own. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News