A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).
Guest: Marilyn Schiavoni, owner and editor of The Valley Mirror, a weekly newspaper serving the Woodland Hills and Steel Valley school districts.
Topic: The role of a community newspaper in local communities
How discussed: With the closure of two Mon Valley newspapers, what is the contining role of community newspapers? What audience does a paper like The Valley Mirror serve? What niche role does it fill? How can a newspaper such as The Valley Mirror stay successful when larger papers are struggling?
(Re-Broadcast of 3-11-2016)
Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.09MB - Duration: 29:36 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)
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