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

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    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

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

    Views of the News: Inauguration Day

    Views of the News: Inauguration Day

    The Trump presidency comes to an end. After two impeachments, how will Joe Biden and Kamala Harris move the nation forward, and how will journalists record it for history. Also, a CNN reporter’s emotional reaction following one of her own COVID-19 reports. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

    • 28 min
    Views of the News: Chaos at the Capitol

    Views of the News: Chaos at the Capitol

    This week on Views of the News, a look back – and a look ahead – from the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Also, a Voice of America reporter is reassigned after questioning Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Vogue editors defend their February cover, a portrait of Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris some say is too casual. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

    • 28 min
    Views of the News: Big Changes at the Top

    Views of the News: Big Changes at the Top

    Some big changes at the top, as Black women are named to run major newsrooms; Rashida Jones will run MSNBC and Monica Richardson takes over as executive editor at the Miami Herald. Also, a local reporter gets the state of New York to get creative about dispersing unemployment benefits and as news leaders decide not to reopen empty newsrooms, what’s lost? From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

    • 28 min
    Views of the News: What Maria Bartiromo Didn't Say to President Trump

    Views of the News: What Maria Bartiromo Didn't Say to President Trump

    President Donald Trump gave his first interview this weekend, but for journalists, the real story is not what he said, but what interviewer Maria Bartiromo didn’t. Also, President-Elect Joe Biden’s all-female communications team, masking on network television, and honoring KOMU’s Jim Riek upon his retirement. From the Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

    • 28 min
    Views of the News: Outfoxing Fox News

    Views of the News: Outfoxing Fox News

    Has Fox News been outfoxed? Ratings plummet as viewers turn to Newsmax and OANN. Also, the rise of Parler, the dominance of The Shade Room, and covering COVID’s effects on America’s incarcerated population. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

    • 28 min
    Views of the News: The Most Memorable Moments of the Election

    Views of the News: The Most Memorable Moments of the Election

    What will we remember from the moments leading up to the election of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris? Will it be the raw, emotional reactions of voters in the streets, the commentators offering very personal perspectives… or will it be Steve Kornacki’s khakis? We ask this all in the form of a question, as we also honor Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek. From Missouri School of Journalism professors Amy Simons, Earnest Perry and Kathy Kiely: Views of the News.

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

An AA ,

Always interesting

I love this show. It is always interesting and informative. The humor is real and not forced and it is enlightening to get the view from the inside on current topics and events. I always learn something whenever I tune in. Highly recommended.

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