This was an incredible year for journalists — from the battle to legalize gay marriage, to the student protests at the University of Missouri and then, of course, Donald Trump. The Media Critics discuss how the biggest stories of the year were covered and how the public perceives the industry.
- Derek Donovan is the public editor of The Kansas City Star.
- Pam Fine is the Knight Chair for News, Leadership and Community and a professor of journalism at the University of Kansas.
- Donna Vestal is KCUR’s director of content strategy.