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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 — 3,886 followers, 26,853 tweets

It’s almost time! Can’t wait to meet all of my new #J4812 students! See you in a few…
The fact that @tide even has to put this out there… People, c’mon now. Washing your mouth out with soap was punishment, and no one has done it in decades!  https://twitter.com/tide/status/951940660499755008 
Um, yeah… tell me something I don’t know, @BuzzFeed. Which Belcher kid are YOU!?  http://bzfd.it/2r9WgTA  https://t.co/PwolSpItKi
@LidskyLidsky @KathrynChval Seeing this thread and am SO inspired… to keep on working and to (one day, if I am so lucky) be a great mom. IT CAN BE DONE. @lchval
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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.