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News at Noon explores lockdown at Kirkwood High School

When an undercover KSDK (Channel 5) reporter walked unchallenged into Kirkwood High School, triggering a lockdown, the media became the news story. KSDK’s visit was one of five made by the television station to schools in the region, according to the Webster-Kirkwood … Continue reading

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St. Louis media merger is the talk of the town

The face of independent local news changed this month when the nonprofit St. Louis Beacon and St. Louis Public Radio merged. But how will local news look as a result? Does the merger chart a course for the rest of … Continue reading

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How well has media covered the Affordable Care Act?

Despite the conflict and drama filling national news reports daily, one issue has dominated the news unlike any other for the past several weeks: the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. It prompted a government shutdown, … Continue reading

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Third “boot camp” points aspiring journalists toward greatness

Get more than 40 students together in a room for a day, and by the end of that day you have 40-plus budding journalists well on their way to greatness — at least if they spent the day at the … Continue reading

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