In this episode we explore Appalachian & rural communities' complicated relationships to national media coverage. First, WMMT's Rachel Garringer chats with Appalshop staff: Ada Smith, Mimi Pickering, & Taylor Pratt about how the organization has produced nuanced media by & about mountain communities for 50 years. Then, we hear Garringer's recent interview with long-time NPR Reporter Howard Berkes, who talks about changes in public media & rural reporting over the past 40 years.
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July 9, 2019
In this episode we explore Appalachian & rural communities' complicated relationships to national media coverage. First, WMMT's Rachel Garringer chats with Appalshop staff: Read More >
May 31, 2019
In this episode we're previewing multiple events happening in Eastern Kentucky in late May and Early June: from a film screening of "Coal's Deadly Dust" and panel discussion Read More >
April 19, 2019
In this episode we’re remembering the Upper Big Branch Mine Disaster in Raleigh County, WV in 2010, celebrating the life and musical legacy of Addie Graham with her grandson Read More >
April 5, 2019
This is the second in an Appalshop at 50 series featuring voices of some of our founders, early staff, and current Appalshop artists, and highlighting our 50th celebrations Read More >