Watertown, NY, Apr 10, 2012 — An era in north country and national journalism came to a quiet close at the end of March. The Watertown Daily Times closed its Washington, D.C. bureau, laying off the last of its capitol beat reporters, part of a tradition that stretches back more than 60 years.
The closure is part of a steep decline in regional newspapers providing their own eyes and ears on the ground in Washington, looking out for their readers' and their regions' interests as federal policy is made. Joanna Richards has more. Go to full article
Jan 26, 2001 — Brian Mann speaks with Assistant Professor Mark MacWilliams, on the faculty of St. Lawrence University. He traveled to Washington, DC, to protest the inauguration of President George W. Bush. Go to full article
Jan 24, 2001 — Brian Mann talks with Assemblyman Chris Ortloff (110th District) talks about his trip to Washington, DC, reflects on the troubled election, and swearing-in of New York Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton. Go to full article