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Woodbury's Austin Jennings Touched Lives Worldwide
Woodbury's Austin Jennings Touched Lives Worldwide

Woodbury native Austin Peay Jennings died peacefully on July 7, 2018 at his home. He touch Lions worldwide as International president, he was involved in media ownership, history and loved this area. Graveside services are in Woodbury this Saturday evening at 6:00PM. His life celebration will be a month away on August 25th at Woodbury First Baptist.

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MTSU Journalism Professor looks at mistakes in the media
MTSU Journalism Professor looks at mistakes in the media

Getting stuff wrong is never fun, but it happens and it also happens in the media world wide and also locally. MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss took a look at a few historical mistakes...

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COMMENTARY: Broadcast Apologies
COMMENTARY: Broadcast Apologies

When is an apology not an apology? And if you are a politician, how do we know if your apology is real, or just political theater?

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Accuracy in media today, by MTSU Professor Larry Burris
Accuracy in media today, by MTSU Professor Larry Burris

Information we got from newspapers, magazines, radio and television in the 50s, 60s and 70s was pretty accurate, but what about today?

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ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Ebola Coverage
ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Ebola Coverage

We've often commented here on the abysmal state of science reporting, from numerical illiteracy to giving credence to pseudoscience to ignorance of scientific principles and results. And when all three problems are combined, the results can be a hyperbolic blend of misinformation that is not only misleading, but can be downright dangerous.

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