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VIDEO: The Silverton Standard rides again!
Posted on May 12 2012, 1:43pm by Mark Esper in History category
The Silverton Standard has been the subject of a number of recent videos highlighting the historic newspaper’s importance to the community and its struggle to survive as a nonprofit – “Silverton Public Newspaper.”

In May 2012, the NBC "Today Show" broadcast a short documentary on the Silverton Standard in the "American Story" segment with reporter Bob Dotson:

 

 

 In February 2012, a 22-minute documentary on the Standard aired on the cable TV channel HDNet in its World Report show:

http://vimeo.com/37109094

 In 2009, Sonya Doctorian, who is now a deputy photo editor for the Washington Post, taped two short documentaries on the Standard:

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gxAqLMU8UA&feature=related

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoG9H1r-Rf4&feature=related 

 And on May 5, 2012, Society of Professional Journalists President John Ensslin posted a few short video clips about the dedication of this newspaper’s historical marker, having been designated a National Historic Site in Journalism:

http://blogs.spjnetwork.org/president/2012/05/07/my-excellent-spj-weekend-in-colorado/

Sonya Doctorian takes video of Bev Rich and Freda Peterson Gooch of Silverton on their morning walk at Hillside Cemetery while producing a documentary on the Silverton Standard in 2009.

 

 

 

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