COMMENTARY: Political Debating, by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

Jul 01, 2024 at 06:42 am by WGNS News

Opinion: Last week's presidential debate did not offer new insights but rather reinforced existing beliefs for many. One Journalism Professor at MTSU, suggests that neither.... Read More

Commentary: Secrecy Vs. the Public's Right to Know, by Dr. Burriss at MTSU

Jun 14, 2024 at 03:22 pm by WGNS News

Commentary: Fifty-three years ago, the release of the Pentagon Papers sparked a significant clash between government secrecy and the public's right to know. The documents.... Read More

Stories, News and More: MTSU’s School of Journalism and Strategic Media Celebrates 50 Years of History

Apr 12, 2024 at 05:48 pm by WGNS News

  MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Middle Tennessee State University's School of Journalism and Strategic Media is celebrating its 50th year of teaching students reporti.... 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

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

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

Hate Speeches and More, Audio Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss

May 30, 2023 at 03:42 pm by WGNS News

COMMENTARY - In today's turbulent political times, we hear a lot about hate speeches, anti-hate speeches, opinionated agendas and how one situation is tied to another. With.... Read More

Challenging the Government with Questions from the Media – A Commentary by MTSU Journalism Professor Larry Burriss

May 09, 2023 at 06:38 am by WGNS News

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, TN – Why don’t reporters better challenge certain government officials in the news? Is there some type of tactic that is not allowed under cert.... Read More

The Art of Product Placement Today Vs. the Days of Hamlet - Commentary by Dr. Larry Burriss

Sep 14, 2022 at 07:03 pm by WGNS News

Have you ever thought about product placement advertising in your favorite TV show or movie? Have you ever wondered if there were product placements Hamlet? With more on the.... 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: 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

Radio Commentary by MTSU Professor Larry Burriss: Storing family photos - What technology will be useable for future generations? How will it be seen?

Jul 03, 2022 at 08:00 pm by WGNS

  Today's Radio Commentary: Family memories of pictures you can hold in your hand and a special nostalgia, verses family photos you can view on your computer. But, how d.... 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

Commentary: Being a Reporter is not all glitz and glamour these days

Dec 27, 2021 at 08:32 pm by WGNS

Commentary: Journalism isn't all glitz and glamour anymore... With this commentary, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss...Scroll down for more...  .... Read More

COMMENTARY: Criminal Trials and the Media - by Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss

Nov 22, 2021 at 01:32 pm by WGNS

COMMENTARY: Criminal cases in the news often receive scrutny from various media sources and the public – with more on this topic, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism La.... Read More

COMMENTARY: Broadcasting History involving aliens, cheating on gameshows and more

Nov 02, 2021 at 07:43 am by WGNS

A little broadcast history involving aliens, cheating on gameshows, and the date of November 2nd… With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss:Scroll d.... Read More

AUDIO OPINION: MTSU Professor Highlights White House Talks Over Censoring Facebook

Jul 22, 2021 at 10:12 am by WGNS

Reporters making people mad is nothing short of reality, but who is mad about news reports and when? Usually, the crowd is divided 50/50 – more or less, depending on the.... Read More

The Making of a News Story in Dangerous Times, by local Professor Larry Burriss

Jul 12, 2021 at 06:44 am by WGNS

What goes into the pursuit of a good news story that documents history… With more, here is MTSU Professor of Journalism Larry Burriss: