Commentary: On Screen Behavior, Short Kisses and How the Media has Changed, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 06, 2024 at 10:11 pm by WGNS News

Commentary: The evolution of media, historical censorship in broadcasting and movies, kisses that lasted for 6-seconds or less - - with more, here's MTSU Professor of Journa.... Read More

Commentary: The Hindenburg and Pioneering Live Radio News, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 02, 2024 at 05:42 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: It was a historic broadcast that took place in May of 1937 when the Hindenburg disaster occurred. In fact, the airing of the events that unfolded marked one o.... Read More

Commentary: Unraveling the Media's Influence of Fame, Perception, and Reality – by Larry Burriss

Apr 23, 2024 at 05:26 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY: Fame and its relationship with the media, it is fascinating. Especially when the influence of media plays a role in shaping public perception and determining what.... Read More

OPINION: Debating the Impact of Technological Advancements on Film Quality and Authenticity with MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Apr 17, 2024 at 09:40 am by WGNS News

Media Commentary: The evolution of film technology, from film to DVD to Blu-ray to 4K, has continually enhanced visual quality. However, advancements like artificial intelli.... Read More

Op-Ed: Mike Sparks: "Uncommon solutions can help fix student behavioral health problems."

Apr 09, 2024 at 08:12 am by WGNS

(OpEd from 49th District State Rep. Mike Sparks - "Behavioral Health")  During my years in public service, I’ve always had a simple goal: to improve my community an.... Read More

Unmasking the Princess Commentary and a Look at Photo Editing, Media Scrutiny and People

Mar 27, 2024 at 04:03 pm by WGNS News

OPINION: In today’s media commentary, MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss discusses Princess Kate and the recent media scrutiny over the controversy surrounding a.... Read More

Commentary by MTSU Professor: Complexities of Color Perception and Debate's Over the Color of Soap

Mar 11, 2024 at 07:14 am by WGNS News

COMMENTARY - Exploring a bar of soap, with the question of... “What's the true color of the soap?” If you highlight the soap with a black light, the color.... Read More

Audio Commentary: The Value and Vulnerability of Genetic Information, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Feb 19, 2024 at 03:44 pm by WGNS News

Media Commentary: In the digital age, the protection of personal and private information (PPI) has become a paramount concern, governed by a myriad of federal and state laws..... Read More

MTSU Professor with a Commentary on Critical Thinking After the Airing of an Interview with Vladimir Putin

Feb 13, 2024 at 08:35 pm by WGNS News

    Editorial: MTSU Professor Larry Burriss looks at the effectiveness of media and changing people's core beliefs, citing skepticism towards the impact of a.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Plagiarism in the Midst of Other Social Discourse, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Dec 28, 2023 at 12:02 pm by WGNS News

OPINION: In today's Media Commentary by Dr. Larry Burriss, an MTSU Professor of Journalism, he reflects on recent global events to include inflation, border issues, and politi.... Read More

OPINION: Bill of Rights and History, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Dec 18, 2023 at 11:41 pm by WGNS News

  RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN (OPINION) - In today's media commentary, Journalism professor Larry Burriss reflects on the importance of the Constitution and its first ten amen.... Read More

Opinion: Technological Times and Being Locked Out of Social Media for Bad Things - by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Dec 05, 2023 at 08:56 pm by WGNS News

OPINION: In today's media commentary by MTSU Journalism Professor Larry Burriss, he addresses concerning incidents in technology that lead to Google accounts being permanent.... Read More

OPINION: "Rep. Mike Sparks Shares Passion Behind Firearm Safety Act and Efforts to Curb Rash of Stolen Firearms”

Nov 28, 2023 at 11:01 am by WGNS News

SMYRNA, TN - Opinion: A pivotal moment for firearm safety in Tennessee began Nov. 1 with the enactment of the Safe Storage of Firearms Act. The new legislation, formerly known.... Read More

COMMENTARY: The Retail Merge of Thanksgiving and Christmas, by Professor Larry Burriss

Nov 13, 2023 at 02:54 pm by WGNS News

Years ago, there was a line drawn between the dates leading up to Thanksgiving and Christmas. But today, there's no line between the dates and a visit to any retailer would.... Read More

Commentary by MTSU Professor About Tolerance and the Ability to Heal in Conflict and/or to Debate

Oct 30, 2023 at 07:23 pm by WGNS News

Commentary: Tolerance, the ability for a system to heal itself; to take care of problems and conflicts – it's what some may refer to as “Fault tolerance.” Wi.... Read More

Media Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Oct 26, 2023 at 10:09 pm by WGNS News

In this high tech world in which we live, there are some commonalities. What about the words that we use? With today's media commentary, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism.... Read More

Commentary by Commissioner Harris: Wokeism

Oct 24, 2023 at 09:48 pm by WGNS News

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Commentary by MTSU Journalism Professor: Who Does Freedom of the Press Belong To?

Oct 23, 2023 at 07:40 am by WGNS News

A media anniversary of sorts occurred on October 20th. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss... VERBATIM: "Media critic A.J. Liebling is reporte.... Read More

Commentary by Commissioner Harris: Far Left and/or Far Right - The Wide Divide

Oct 12, 2023 at 11:19 pm by WGNS News

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Errors, Blunders and More in News - Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Oct 10, 2023 at 06:49 am by WGNS News

Mistakes and errors in the news, along with over reactions. Blunders and accidental sayings that may not belong. MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss dives into news o.... Read More