All this week on The Alternate, it is one other alternative to listen to a few of our most attention-grabbing discussions of the yr. NHPR’s Peter Biello talked with the creator of a biography of Nackey Scripps Loeb. She headed the Union Chief Company within the 1980s and 1990s, one of the uncommon and influential native newspapers within the U.S. Her unapologetic conservatism and place within the first-in-the-nation major state gave her an outsized and now largely forgotten position in American politics. Though she initially had no real interest in the newspaper enterprise, she wrote greater than a thousand front-page editorials, drew political cartoons, and have become a daily on C-SPAN. We mentioned her legacy in Granite State politics and girls’s roles in shaping the fashionable conservative motion.
Airing Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2020. Initially aired July 16, 2020
- Meg Heckman – creator and assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern College. She labored as a reporter and editor for the Harmony Monitor newspaper for greater than a decade.
- Lou D’Allesandro – Democratic New Hampshire Senator, representing the 20th district since 1998. He ran for Governor twice in over twenty years in NH politics.
- Gregory V. Sullivan – served as Common Counsel for the Union Chief Company for the previous 43 years. He’s additionally an teacher on the Nackey S. Loeb College of Communications and a college member of Suffolk College Legislation College the place he teaches First Modification and media regulation.
Should you’re not conversant in Nackey Loeb, Politico has this excerpt from Meg Heckman’s e-book: The New Hampshire Publisher Who Became the ‘Political Godmother’ of the Modern Right.
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