This is a single topic episode. Four newspaper reporters/editors discuss the recent shooting at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Maryland earlier in the week.
First up is your host, Richard A. Todd aka THE RAT. Previous news experience includes working in newsroom of a TV station, staff writer for a local newspaper in Texas and currently news editor for an all digital local newspaper in northern Nevada.
Second journalist on the show and first guest is experienced newspaper writer/editor Dan Eakin. He’s worked in the newspaper industry for many decades.
Third speaker, second guest is Robert Perea, an editor of a digital newspaper in north western Nevada called The Fernley Reporter. He has over 20 years experience working for daily and community newspapers.
Finally the last guest is Austin Lewter, publisher and editor of three weekly newspapers in north central Texas.
There is just one topic for this episode, the shooting and violence in our country. Each individual offers their take on the incident, advice for journalists and some words to ponder.
It was a pleasure interviewing these three individuals. Combined experience between these four individuals is close to 70 years worth of news reporting.
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