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    Your View: Ferguson Coverage

    Posted 1:02 PM 12/12/2014 by Rachel Wittel and Anders Aarhus, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Following the grand jury's decision to not indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown, KOMU 8 created a timeline to highlight events from (More)

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    Your View: KOMU responds to complaints on gas price story

    Posted 3:51 PM 12/11/2014 by Paige Travis and Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On Dec. 2, KOMU 8 News reported gas prices were a dollar lower than they were exactly a year before.

    Some viewers said KOMU 8 News should not have mentioned the unusually low prices.

    "Annnnnnnnd now they will go up after this story," Max Frericks said.

    Stacy Jason (More)

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    Your View: Social Media Interaction

    Posted 7:43 PM 11/28/2014 by Josh Sultan and Harris Chang, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Over the past decade, social media use has increased a lot around the world. It's also become a major factor in how media outlets share information with their audiences.

    Like many other news outlets, KOMU 8 has a strong presence on the web a and this includes our KOMU 8 Facebook (More)

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    Your View: Car Crash into Addison's

    Posted 6:40 PM 11/7/2014 by Tyler Greever and Meredith Miller, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - About two weeks ago, KOMU 8 News reported a car crash into the side of Addison's restaurant.

    36-year-old Shayne Healea was backing his truck out into the street when it crashed into one of the (More)

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    Your View: Ebola Hoax Report

    Posted 8:59 PM 10/29/2014 by Camille Hayes and Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On Oct. 16, KOMU posted a report on its Facebook page regarding an Ebola hoax in Cole County. The text that supplemented a link to the story said, "A ‘hoax' Ebola report sent first responders scrambling in Cole County this morning."

    One viewer was angry at our word choice. (More)

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    Your View: Your View's Purpose

    Posted 10:36 AM 5/9/2014 by Connor Wist and Elizabeth Kuhlman, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - A few weeks ago, KOMU 8 News received a call from a viewer fussing about the way Your View was presented.

    It was about our insistence that no matter what the entertainment program, we must break in to report breaking weather alerts -- break in in great detail.

    "I (More)

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    Your View: Election Coverage

    Posted 8:46 AM 5/3/2014 by Joe Proszek and Emily Potthast, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - On April 8, KOMU provided coverage, including a live update blog, for that night's local election coverage for Mid-Missouri.

    The coverage ranged from Boone to Cooper to Randolph County, and KOMU had several staff members working throughout the night to contact precincts and (More)

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    Your View: Frank Haith Coverage

    Posted 12:43 PM 4/29/2014 by Alexis Rogers and Megan Schultz, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - A few weeks ago, KOMU 8 News did in-depth coverage of MU basketball coach Frank Haith leaving for Tulsa. 

    We put the story at the top of several newscasts, and interrupted NBC programming for the announcement. 

    But, some followers on our Facebook page felt we (More)

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    Your View: Bri Kulas Coverage

    Posted 5:48 PM 4/26/2014 by Alexandria Pierce, Ky Bright and NIcole Neidenberg KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - In early April, KOMU 8 News reported Missouri woman's basketball player Bri Kulas was drafted into the Women's Basketball Association.

    The next day a viewer emailed KOMU 8 News and said he felt the story was not given proper coverage. We took a look at why KOMU 8 News does not (More)

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    Your View: Severe Weather Coverage

    Your View: Severe Weather Coverage

    Posted 4:48 PM 4/25/2014 by Andie Lowenstein and Julia Manning, KOMU 8 Reporters

    COLUMBIA - Earlier this month, KOMU 8 News broke into NBC Programming for live wall-to-wall severe weather coverage, following tornado warnings on the air for more than two and a half hours.

    Some viewers question why KOMU stayed on the air for so long and were upset about missing other (More)

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