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0:47 - Early career

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Partial Transcript: If you could begin by telling me your name and when you were born and where and that type thing.

Segment Synopsis: Champer discusses his early career as a reporter for the Huntington Herald Dispatch.

Keywords: Huntington Herald Dispatch

Subjects: Newspaper reporting

14:11 - Ownership

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Partial Transcript: Tell me about the ownership of the paper since you've been here.

Segment Synopsis: Champer discusses the Daily Independent being purchased by Ottoway Newspapers. He says that Ottoway has allowed local control to continue while giving them more resources.

Keywords: Ashland Daily Independent; Ashland, Kentucky; Ottoway Newspapers, Inc.

Subjects: American newspapers--Ownership Newspaper employees Newspaper publishing--United States

27:23 - Reporting

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Partial Transcript: What do you think are the problems or the...what's the difference in the role of a paper like this?

Segment Synopsis: Champer discusses important stories that he has reported and what the typical reports contain.

Keywords: Ashland Daily Independent; Ashland, Kentucky; Carter County; Greenup County

Subjects: Newspaper editors--United States Newspaper reporting School board

40:15 - Boyd County

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Partial Transcript: When you were an undergraduate, did you major in journalism?

Segment Synopsis: Champer discusses local power figures in the community. He also talks about a recent editorial he wrote about why Ashland Oil is considering moving from the county.

Keywords: Ashland Daily Independent; Ashland Oil Company; Ashland, Kentucky; Boyd County

Subjects: Bankers Editorials Newspaper employees Newspaper reporting

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