Chuck talks about how the fake news DOES apply to those of us who live in rural areas....because media doesn't come from small towns, it comes from large urban areas. So the news that we see on TV, read in papers and listen to on the radio, isn't news from where we live. Sometimes it feels fake.
There is an unresolved and complicated story right now that has the biggest steel companies in North America and the world fighting over valuable ore deposits near Nashwauk. Though not exactly the same issue it's also interesting to note that steelworkers unions at three of the mines have authorized a strike vote. It's complex and a messy story, so of course we enlisted
On this second installment of our journalism conversation on Dig Deep this week Aaron Brown and Chuck Marohn take a deep dive into how radio stations and newspapers were consolidated and how that affects small towns.
This week Timberjay editor Marshall Helmberger fills us in on the latest on copper-nickel mining in Hoyt Lakes - The Polymet Project, the public utilities commission and Frontier Communications, the fantastic Northwoods Grizzlies boys basketball team at State and Marshall's favorite time of the year: crust skiing.