Journalists roundtable: Pensions, Ebola and elections

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Oct. 24): A panel of Memphis journalists discusses city pension negotiations, the Ebola virus and elections. Panelists include Les Smith of FOX-13 News, Andrew Douglas of Action News 5, Jackson Baker of The Memphis Flyer and moderator Pierre Kimsey of WKNO.

Chism and Turner discuss County Commission priorities

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Oct. 17): Newly elected Shelby County Commissioners George Chism and Van Turner talk about priorities and politics.

[Related article: Turner, Chism Survey New County Commission]

MATA president discusses the future of public transit

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Oct. 10): A look at the future of public transportation in Memphis with Ron Garrison, the Memphis Area Transit Authority’s new president and general manager, and MATA board member Charles “Chooch” Pickard.

[Related article: Garrison Charts New Course for MATA]

Journalists roundtable on mob attacks, Commercial Appeal changes, and more

This week on “Behind the Headlines” (Oct. 3): Memphis journalists look at this week’s most important stories, including the mob attacks, the Shelby County Commission, the reformatted Commercial Appeal and sports.

Panelists include Jackson Baker of the Memphis Flyer, Christopher Blank of WKNO-FM, Don Wade of The Daily News and Les Smith of FOX 13 News.

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