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New Appalachian Journalism Outlets Tackle Stereotypes, Media Economy

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CHARLESTON, W. Va. (OVR) — It wasn’t too long ago that Michael Farmer, a pastor in Charleston, West Virginia, received an email asking him a question that was already on his mind: “As a Black Southern Baptist pastor in West Virginia, what is my role in telling our stories?” The email was from Ashton Marra, the… Read More