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 7-29-2022

07-29-2022

Topic: How the decline of local newspapers is hurting communities and democracy

Guest: Patch.com managing editor and former Pittsburgh journalist Dave Copeland

How Topic Discussed: What function do community newspapers --- local dailies and weeklies --- serve in American democracy? What is lost when those newspapers close? Why are those newspapers closing? How has media literacy suffered with the decline in local news coverage? What steps can citizens take to ensure they remain informed? Where can people learn more about the "ghosting" of American news sources?

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