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Storm Lake

Season 23 Episode 3 | 1hr 25m 48s

Does American democracy survive without the backbone of independent local journalism? Go inside The Storm Lake Times, a newspaper serving an Iowa town that has seen its fair share of changes in the 40 years since Big Agriculture came to the area. Pulitzer-winning editor Art Cullen and his family dedicate themselves to keeping the paper alive as local journalism across the country dies out.

Aired: 11/14/21 | Expires: 12/15/21
Storm Lake
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