Media Commentary: Crime in Reality and TV Shows "Ripped from the Headlines"

Jan 12, 2023 at 03:31 pm by WGNS News

Mixing actual police procedures in reality verses television shows or movies that are reportedly, “Ripped from the Headlines...” What's real and what can really.... Read More

MEDIA COMMENTARY: New Year to Find the Good, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jan 02, 2023 at 09:54 pm by WGNS News

It’s a New Year for fresh start’s and it’s time to find the good news within life. With today’s media commentary, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss&.... 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: Intertwining Political Campaigns with the Wizard of Oz - by MTSU Professor Dr. Larry Burriss

Sep 06, 2022 at 08:15 am by WGNS

The Wizard of Oz, the Emperor with No Clothes and political campaigns. With the intertwining of all three, here is Professor Larry Burriss from the MTSU School of Journalism &.... 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: 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: Edited Photos and Other Images in the Media - What are you REALLY Seeing?

Jun 08, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Editing images and the pictures you see in magazines, on websites and in the news – what is real and what is considered okay and what is a no-no? With more,.... Read More

MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss with an audio commentary about news surrounding the recent school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Jun 01, 2022 at 06:48 am by WGNS

Audio Commentary: Journalism and the reporting of the past shooting in Uvalde, Texas - With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…  Verbatim.... Read More

Audio Commentary: MTSU looks at American Speeches and More

May 23, 2022 at 01:26 pm by WGNS

Real Americans in our history and making a statement. With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss…    Verbatim of above audio: “We'v.... 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

Censorship in America, a commentary by Dr. Larry Burriss

Jan 17, 2022 at 09:51 am by WGNS

Censorship in America and accepting the status quo. Dr. Larry Burriss, a professor of Journalism at MTSU, covers censorship in today’s commentary… Commentary b.... Read More

Editorial: What is Next in Education for the General Assembly in 2022?

Dec 30, 2021 at 12:04 pm by WGNS

Editorial: by JC Bowman, Executive Director of Professional Educators of TennesseeUnless there is an unforeseen called special session, the Tennessee General Assembly will for.... Read More

Commentary: A Cleverly Crafted Reply to an 1897 Letter to the Editor - Asking if Santa is Real?

Dec 20, 2021 at 06:52 am by WGNS

A letter to the editor written by a little girl in 1897 became famous, because the editors reply was cleverly crafted. With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...L.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Children and the dangerous Internet Highway

Sep 13, 2021 at 03:30 pm by WGNS

Internet safety and our children - - with more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss…    Verbatim: Would you let your 8-year-old walk down an unlit, unf.... Read More

Media: What is it? Editorial by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jun 21, 2021 at 07:09 am by WGNS

What is media? With more, here is MTSU Professor Larry Burriss...

MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: Banned Book Week

Sep 21, 2020 at 11:19 am by WGNS

Banned Book Week is something that takes place annually on September 27 through October 3... MTSU Professor Larry Burriss has more: 

MTSU-Meharry Partnership will Transform Rural Health Care

Sep 14, 2020 at 06:03 pm by WGNS

Editorial By State Rep. Charlie Baum Many in Tennessee state government share the goals of increasing access to health care, helping rural and distressed counties and providin.... Read More