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0:44 - Background

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Partial Transcript: i'd like to begin the interview by asking, if you wouldn't mind, relating a little bit of your own family background and personal history?

Segment Synopsis: Easterly discusses his family and education.

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10:34 - Jessamine Journal

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Partial Transcript: Did you buy the paper when you first came up here?

Segment Synopsis: Easterly gives an overview of the Jessamine Journal, including circulation, reporting, and advertising.

Keywords: Jessamine Journal

Subjects: Advertising, Newspaper American newspapers--Ownership Newspaper editors--United States Newspaper publishing--United States Newspaper reporting Newspaper--Circulation Population growth

22:43 - Advertising

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Partial Transcript: What kind of breakdown do you have between news and ads?

Segment Synopsis: Easterly discusses advertising and advertising deadlines.

Keywords: Jessamine Journal

Subjects: Advertising, Newspaper Deadlines Newspaper employees Newspaper presses Newspaper--Circulation

28:03 - Reporting

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Partial Transcript: Do many readers or citizens ever come to you and ask you not to run a little item or little story?

Segment Synopsis: Easterly discusses feedback from stories and his editorial policy.

Keywords: Jessamine Journal

Subjects: Editorials Newspaper editors--United States Newspaper reporting

32:27 - Jessamine County

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Partial Transcript: Let's hear some of the leading problems, major problems in Jessamine County right now.

Segment Synopsis: Easterly says that most of Jessamine County's problems have arisen from a rapidly increasing population.

Keywords: Jessamine County

Subjects: Population growth School buildings

38:10 - Interesting reports

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Partial Transcript: What have been some of your more interesting stories?

Segment Synopsis: Easterly talks about stories that he feels are interesting including the start of a mushroom farm.

Keywords: Jessamine Journal; Mushroom farm

Subjects: Newspaper reporting

42:38 - Kentucky newspapers

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Partial Transcript: You're familiar with chains buying up smaller papers?

Segment Synopsis: Easterly talks about other papers in the state and criticizes the Kentucky Press Association.

Keywords: Harrodsburg Herald; Jessamine Journal; Kentucky Press Association

Subjects: Advertising, Newspaper Journalism--Societies, etc

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