BE THE MEDIA author David Mathison will be featured on the Jefferson Exchange program this Friday September 5 at 08:30am PST.
NPR affiliate Jefferson Public Radio broadcasts from southern Oregon to northern California, reaching over 1 million listeners. The station also offers audio streams and podcasts from their web site.
Indy Media No Longer Fringe Media
In addition to the usual suspects -- major newspaper reporters, network anchors, wire service correspondents -- journalists from another, harder-to-define brand of news media also flocked to the national conventions.
The alternative independent media, from alt weeklies to community radio to podcasters to bloggers, have become an important news source for many Americans.
Can these outlets, which make their political point of view no secret, cover stories in a way other media can't?
We talk with David Mathison of Be the Media about what rules, if any, these journalists are bound to and the role they play in the political news cycle.
Listen to the broadcast and join the discussion here.