A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Guests: Carol Frazier of Elizabeth Twp. and Terri Pollock of McKeesport. Topic: The closure of the McKeesport Daily News after 131 years. How discussed: Frazer is the former news editor of the McKeesport Daily News, which ceased publication on Dec. 31, 2015 after 131 years of service to more than two dozen Mon Valley communities, while Pollock was a page designer and ad rep. How did this local newspaper bind together the communities? What impact will the loss of the newspaper have on the McKeesport and Steel Valley areas? What are the problems the loss of a local newspaper poses for democracy?
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.39MB - Duration: 29:55 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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