Low Flying Aircraft and Technology - Today's Commentary by a Local Professor at MTSU

Jan 24, 2023 at 07:09 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: A low flying aircraft, technology and the FAA. With today's commentary, here is MTSU professor Larry Burriss...     Verbatim: “We’ve.... Read More

AUDIO COMMENTARY: Today's Youth are Missing Their Critical Thinking Skills, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Dec 21, 2022 at 11:39 am by WGNS News

(Rutherford County, TN) The lack of critical thinking skills in today’s youth can troubling – with more on today’s commentary, here is MTSU Professor of Jour.... Read More

EDUCATION: Collaborative Conferencing in Rutherford County, Commentary by JC Bowman

Dec 01, 2022 at 08:57 am by WGNS News

(RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN) COMMENTARY: Seemingly every year across the state “collaborative conferencing” gets debated by stakeholders and policymakers.  In Ruth.... Read More

Post-Election: The Media's Relationship with Politicians, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Nov 16, 2022 at 05:40 am by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: Post-election talk and settling into the new office… With today’s commentary about the government and the American People, here is MTSU Professor of J.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Mental Well-Being is Not So Well

Oct 24, 2022 at 05:37 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY - In today’s society, it appears as if mental health issues have grown to near overwhelming numbers. With today’s commentary, here’s Dr. Larry Bur.... Read More

COMMENTARY: The Stress Over Emoji Usage for Different Generations, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Oct 17, 2022 at 07:00 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: Different generations are having fits over emojis, some even suggesting they are “Majorly Concerned.” With a look at this odd situation, here is MTSU P.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Who does the Espionage Act of 1917 apply to and is it still relevant today? (Audio)

Aug 22, 2022 at 06:32 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: So the question that MTSU Professor Larry Burris takes a look at today - - Who does the Espionage Act of 1917 apply to and is it still relevant today? With more, h.... Read More

COMMENTARY: A look at how different news stories were handled in years past during Vietnam, the U-2 incident, the Bay of Pigs and more

Aug 15, 2022 at 12:37 pm by WGNS

In today’s radio commentary, Dr. Larry Burriss, MTSU Professor of Journalism takes a look news crews from the past during Vietnam, World War II and more…  .... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Professor Highlights the Need to DROP The Political FLUFF as we Near November 8th Election Date

Aug 09, 2022 at 06:31 am by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Dealing with the issues and leaving the fluff behind, is what some people wish politicians and news networks would do as we inch closer to the November 8th State a.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Books and Reading, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Aug 01, 2022 at 07:30 am by WGNS

Books and reading... With today's media commentary, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss... Commentary (Verbatim) - When I was in high school we had to read S.... Read More

COMMENTARY: In 1798, if you reported scandalous news about the government, you'd be jailed

Jul 20, 2022 at 01:06 pm by WGNS

(Commentary) You could be sentenced to prison if you report scandalous information about the government - - well, you could have if it was year 1798. With today's media comm.... Read More

OP-ED: Parent Engagement in the Schools

Jul 20, 2022 at 10:00 am by WGNS

As you start the school year, take an opportunity to open a door to healthy dialogue with parents about the day-to-day events in their child’s classroom. Research reveal.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Computers Taking Over the World? Ehhh... by Dr. Larry Burriss at MTSU

Jul 14, 2022 at 03:15 pm by WGNS

Computers taking over the world? Probably not! With today's commentary, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...   Commentary (Verbatim): "I’d be willing to b.... Read More

MEDIA COMMENTARY: Is Print Dead? Audio by MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss,

Jun 20, 2022 at 07:31 am by WGNS

In communication, is PRINT dead? With more on this subject in media, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss with this week’s commentary… COMMENTARY (.... Read More

This Month Marks the 50th Anniversary of the Watergate Scandal that Ultimately Brought Down President Nixon

Jun 17, 2022 at 04:09 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY and MORE: The scandal that brought down a United States President occurred this month, 50-years ago. That scandal... Watergate – on June 17, 1972. With m.... Read More

COMMENTARY: MTSU Journalism Professor looks into the Watergate Scandal 50-Years Ago

Jun 13, 2022 at 04:02 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: 50-Years-ago on June 17, 1972, five subjects broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate hotel in Washington, D.C. With a look back.... Read More

Media Commentary: Is it Fact or Fiction, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 16, 2022 at 08:47 pm by WGNS

Is it fact or fiction? With today’s media commentary, here’s Dr. Larry Burriss from the MTSU School of Journalism…    VERBATIM: “In the tr.... Read More

Op-Ed: Take time to encourage!

May 04, 2022 at 07:45 pm by WGNS

Take time to encourage!  by David Coggin, Barnabas Vision I believe Rutherford County is one of the most encouraging and giving communities in the world, but we are.... Read More

OPINION: The Vast Wasteland of Today's Times, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 03, 2022 at 09:00 am by WGNS

Rutherford County, Tenn. –  Larry Burriss, a Professor of Journalism at MTSU, recently shared his thoughts on the media and the multitude of options available in to.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Debating and Staying Informed – How not to Stagnate Opinion

Apr 18, 2022 at 03:46 pm by WGNS

Talking about problems and solving them - With today’s commentary, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss… Verbatim: "Don't confuse me with fa.... Read More