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