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 10-6-2023


Topic: Reporting the news for a worldwide audience and serving as journalist-in-residence at the Pitt Law School

Guest: Steve Herman, chief national correspondent for Voice of America

How Topic Discussed: What is the Voice of America and how does its mission differ from those of domestic U.S. news services? How has the role of VOA evolved since its founding during World War II? When did Steve Herman, chief national correspondent, join VOA? What are some the big stories that he's covered? How does the reality of journalism differ from public perceptions? What was his role at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Law news service, JURIST? What did he learn from his residency, and what does he hope students took from the experience?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.3MB - Duration: 29:49 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)


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