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Episode 12: Enter Mitchell Brown


Disclosure: In the Spring of 2010, I was a student at the University of Central Missouri.  I was also with an organization that was known as the UCM Anime Club.  My first encounter with Brown as a student journalist occured when he interviewed the officers, a few of the organization's founders, and other members.  In 2012, I ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in Missouri's 4th District as a Libertarian.  Brown interviewed me and wrote an article that was published in The Muleskinner and subsequently The DigitalBurg. --Thomas

 Stephen Kelley has been the anchor of the proverbial ship who would always bring things back into focus.  The team's diversification has increased with the addition of Mitchell Brown, an individual with a background in student journalism.  In this episode, he talks about some of the more unpleasant experiences he encountered while writing for The Muleskinner and DigitalBurg.

Conflict with Matt Birdmeyer

Brown recieved negative criticism for covering third party candidates during the 2012 election.  When he asked to cover VP candidate Jim Gray's appearance on UCM's campus, he was referred to the DigitalBurg.

Part 1 of the e-mail exchange.

Part 2 of the e-mail exchange.

Headline and Photo Caption Fiasco

 Brown made the decision to stop writing for The Muleskinner after an inappropriate headline for an article on an up and coming student group made print (along with an equally inappropriate photo caption).  A retraction was not enough to change his mind.



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 37.11MB - Duration: 40:32 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)