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Media Critics: Controversial Reporting Of Sexual Assault And Charleston Coverage

Jun 24, 2015

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch recently sparked a firestorm by naming a woman who may have been the victim of a sexual assault. On this edition of Up To Date, the Media Critics discuss the newspaper's decision. Plus, they analyze coverage of the Charleston, South Carolina, tragedy and the historic Kansas legislative session.  

Guests:

  • Derek Donovan is the public editor of The Kansas City Star.
  • Pam Fine is a journalism professor at the University of Kansas.
  • Donna Vestal is the director of content strategy at KCUR.