Kelly McBride

Kelly McBride appears in the following:

Reporting the Sony Hack

Friday, December 19, 2014

Did the Sony hack reveal newsworthy information, juicy gossip, or just our own voyeuristic tendencies? Ethicist Kelly McBride weighs in. 

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Breaking News Consumer's Handbook: Infectious Disease Edition

Friday, October 24, 2014

When diseases like Swine Flu and Ebola infect cable news, panic takes over. We put together a template to help the discerning news consumer see through the media's over-the-top coverage.

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Bullying Does Not Cause Suicide

Friday, November 08, 2013

A teen gets bullied online. A teen commits suicide because of this bullying. As these terrible episodes keep occurring, the coverage of them presents a simple case of cause and effect: bullying leads to suicide. Bob speaks to the Poynter Institute’s Kelly McBride, who says this causation is inaccurate, and that contrary to what the media may be portraying, bullying is not on the rise.

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Following Up: The Role of the Albany Times Union in "Troopergate"

Friday, July 27, 2007

The state Ethics Commission has opened an investigation into the Spitzer administration after the attorney general found governor's aides wrongly misused state police to discredit Senator Bruno in the Albany Times Union. But how complicit is the paper in the scandal? We speak with Albany Times Union Editor, Rex Smith, ...