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Local news across the U.S. continues to struggle as the pandemic adds to the financial losses that newspapers, radio stations and other media have suffered for years. With declining revenue from advertising and subscriptions, news outlets have resorted to cutting deeply into the personnel in their newsrooms.
Every election cycle is rich in political communication with numerous lessons not just for ordinary voters, but also journalists and communicators. In this edition of Update-1, recorded while the final votes were still being tallied, NPC Broadcast/Podcast co-vice chair Adam Konowe speaks with American University School of Communications professor and History Affiliate professor Leonard Steinhorn. Steinhorn has published numerous books and articles on politics, race and other enduring issues.
The late actor Chadwick Boseman left a void not only in the entertainment industry but for many young people in the country. Boseman died from colon cancer in August at the age of 43.
In this edition of Update-1, Gemma Puglisi, a member of the National Press Club's Broadcast Podcast Committee, interviews Dr. Wayne Frederick, the president of Howard University in Washington, D.C., Boseman's alma mater.