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Mtn. Talk Monday: NYT Reporter Sheryl Stolberg

Mtn. Talk Monday: NYT Reporter Sheryl Stolberg

For this episode host, Kelli Haywood speaks with guest New York Times reporter Sheryl Stolberg who recently wrote a feature for the newspaper on the effort toward economic transition in eastern Kentucky. The pair discuss the responsibility of a journalist in representing a culture not their own, effects of mainstream media on public perceptions, hillbilly stereotype, Trump vs. Clinton in coal country, economy, and more. Read the entire article here – Beyond Coal: Imagining Appalachia’s Future.

More about Whitesburg happenings by Sheryl Gay Stolberg – Moonshine Maker Loses “Kentucky” in Legal Battle with University

More from the New York Times about eastern Kentucky – We Need “Somebody” Spectacular: Views from Trump Country



Mountain Talk is WMMT’s twice-weekly community space for conversation, airing each Monday & Wednesday from 6-7 p.m.  Mountain Talk programs focus on a variety of topics related to life in the mountains, including: food, community issues, art, health, and more.  Click here to hear past programs.

appalachian history,
arts & culture,
coal industry,
economic transition,
energy & environment,
small business,
war on poverty,

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