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Amy Simons

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Columbia, Missouri
Views of the News Host, KBIA
Covers:  media, criticism

Journalism prof, @kbia's Views of the News host, @MizzouWIM & @MizzouSAEPi adviser. Fmr Chicagoan. Tries not to take life too seriously, doesn't always succeed.

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Biography

AMY SIMONS teaches multi-platform reporting and editing to students in the convergence journalism interest area.

Since joining the faculty in August 2010, Simons has developed an interest in international journalism, training professionals on campus and abroad. She has traveled across China and t...

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

It's leveled the playing field... anyone with a smartphone can be a publisher of news and information. Our work is more nuanced than that.

What does it mean to be a journalist?

To speak truth to power, to shine light on the darkest corners of our communities.