Burnt Ends: A ban on Google Fiber? KCUR’s Verbeck to retire, testing Kansas’ social media policy

  • The Kansas legislature is mulling a bill that “prevent cities from creating their own Internet networks but also ban any partnerships between private providers and municipalities like that between Google Fiber and Kansas City, Kan.” (KCBJ)
  • Dan Verbeck, a radio reporter for more than 40 years, is retiring.  “I’ve covered everything I always wanted to cover,” he says. “Nothing’s left undone.” (KCUR | Star)
  • A “civil disobedience experiment” with the Kansas Board of Regents’ social media policy. (LJW)
  • Former Star features editor Mary Lou Nolan and Tracy Abeln, formerly of the Northeast News, join the National Catholic Reporter for a new project focused on women. (NCR)

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