Dakota Political Junkies

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In The Moment ... April 22, 2020 Show 801 Hour 2

How does the national media report on South Dakota, especially during the current pandemic? How do we balance civil liberties and personal responsibility as protests increase in cities under lockdown? And what does the future hold for our weekly newspapers? We've invited the Dakota Political Junkies to speak on these topics. Michael Card is an associate professor of Political Science at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, and Jon Hunter is the publisher of the Madison Daily Leader.

Remembering Al Neuharth

Apr 22, 2013

Newspaper executive and South Dakotan Al Neuharth is being remembered as a great media innovator.  Neuharth died Friday at his home in Florida at the age of 89.  Jack Marsh, president of the Al Neuharth Media Center at the University of South Dakota and former executive editor at the Sioux Falls Argus Leader talked about his friend on Monday's Dakota Midday.

2012 Al Neuharth Award Winner Marilyn Hagerty

Oct 4, 2012

Newspaper columnist and Internet sensation Marilyn Hagerty, 86, a University of South Dakota alumna who was Al Neuharth's first editor 65 years ago, receives the 2012 Al Neuharth Award for Excellence in the Media this evening. Hagerty, who writes columns for the North Dakota Grand Forks Herald, drew widespread media attention earlier this year when her straightforward feature story about the opening of the first Olive Garden restaurant in Grand Forks went viral on the Internet, and led to coverage on television, in newspapers, on websites and in social media.