A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 4-15-2022

04-15-2022

Topic: Student journalism in the age of COVID-19

Guests: Alisha Tarver and Rosemary Martinelli of Penn State Greater Allegheny

How Topic Discussed: Penn State alumna Alisha Tarver is the first recipient of the new Diverse Student Journalist Award from the Pennsylvania News Media Association (PNA) Foundation. What attracted Tarver to storytelling? How did she find student journalism a challenge during the COVID-19 era? Tarver's award-winning stories recounted how Black women in the Pittsburgh area face worse health care outcomes than other groups of people — how did writing those stories affect her? How do college students consume news and what role does media literacy play?

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