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By January 13, 2014 Read More →

Blog: wvpress extra — Who is suffering the most during the water crisis?

A blog by WVPA Executive Director Don Smith:   Jan. 12, 2014: Who is suffering the most during the water crisis? In downtown Charleston today getting more bottled water and looking at closed restaurants. It’s a warmer day – 45 degrees -and a lot of people are out walking, many carrying supplies. Started thinking about […]

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WVPA Sharing: Newspaper provides multimedia coverage of water crisis
By January 11, 2014 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Newspaper provides multimedia coverage of water crisis

Video is a must-see item for all WVPA newspapers CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Want to see what West Virginia newspapers are providing “viewers” of the publication’s multimedia features. The Charleston Daily Mail’s Elaine McMillion, with assistance from fellow DM staffer Dave Boucher, gives subscribers an video update of the ongoing water crisis in the regional around […]

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By January 10, 2014 Read More →

Blog: wvpress extra — No immediate crisis for news coverage

A blog by WVPA Executive Director Don Smith: Jan. 10, 2014: No immediate crisis for news coverage. West Virginia newspaper reporters got the word out Thursday and Friday — even throughout the night — about the  4-Methylcyclohexane Methanol chemical leak. During this nine-county state of emergency, West Virginia American Water customers are being advised not to […]

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By January 2, 2014 Read More →

Blog: wvpress extra — Good Morning, 2014

A blog by Don Smith, WVPA Executive Director: Jan. 2, 2014: Good morning, 2014. As we close another year and Christmas season, I would ask that all newspapers send me information on their Christmas Charity events. Many of our newspapers sponsor special Christmas projects. We distribute food, coats, clothes, money and help in so many […]

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