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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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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 — 3,888 followers, 26,767 tweets

Nov 17, 2017

RT @katiehawk: Here we go: You all shared hundreds of women in journalism whom you're thankful for. I put together a growing list…

Nov 16, 2017

The last time Alan Keyes was even remotely relevant, he replaced a man who had kinky consensual sex with his wife to take on @BarackObama for the U.S. Senate. How’d that turn out?

Nov 16, 2017

@MayaClaireMcD @katiehawk @williams_paige @lizbrixey @mujschool It’s been my pleasure. And, wow?! Grouping me in the same category as @williams_paige and @lizbrixey… I am truly honored and touched.

Nov 16, 2017

@MediacomSupport I called back and had my issue resolved. Long story short? All she wanted to do was schedule an appointment without attempting to solve the issues. Funny, the second person took care of it in less than five minutes.

Nov 16, 2017

@mediacomsupport Is it normally your customer service call center practice to hang up on customers?

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