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Amy Simons

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

Journalism professor, host of @viewsonkbia on @kbia, @MizzouWIM adviser. Former 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...

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@amysimons — 3,857 followers, 26,674 tweets

Sep 23, 2017

@snazwaltermom Ahhhhh!!!! Breakfast cookies!!!!! How I miss those...

Sep 19, 2017

I hesitate to say it was fun, but it was a truly rewarding experience. Thank you, @sammymack. I’m indebted to fate for introducing us. @WLRN https://t.co/xTmZlxuw08

Sep 18, 2017

@DanielLevitt32 Sounds a lot like chili. Can I make without bacon (I don’t usually keep it in the house)?

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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.