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Watch Maplewood’s Joe Strupp (and Tina Kelley) on C-SPAN February 2

Tina Kelley, Joe Strupp and Jonah Zimiles at Words Bookstores, Jan. 26, 2019.

Maplewood-based journalist Joe Strupp, formerly of the local blog and news site Maplewoodian.com, will be on C-SPAN 2 Saturday night, Feb. 2, to discuss his new book, Killing Journalism: How Greed, Laziness (And Donald Trump) Are Destroying News And How We Can Save It, published by Willow Street Press.

PBS NewsHour legend Jim Lehrer calls it “a book for anyone who cares about the past, present and future of a free press in our democratic society.”

C-SPAN recorded Strupp’s interview with Tina Kelley on January 26 at Words Bookstore in Maplewood. Strupp and Kelley covered a range of issues, from Trump’s influence to industry reporting cutbacks to how non-profit news is becoming part of the solution.

The interivew is set to air this Saturday at 11 p.m. EST on C-SPAN 2, but will later be viewable online HERE.

Purchase Strupp’s book at Words Bookstore in Maplewood here. 

About Joe Strupp

Joe Strupp is a 30-year, award-winning journalist with experience in newspapers, magazines, television, radio, and the Internet. He has spent nearly two decades covering media and news issues for several outlets, including Editor & Publisher and Media Matters for America.

He’s interviewed the likes of Rupert Murdoch, George W. Bush, Ben Bradleeand O.J. Simpson and spoken about media issues on Fox News, MSNBC, NPR,Voice of America, Current TV, and Sirius XM Radio. His writing has appeared in MediaWeek, San Francisco magazine, The Star-Ledger, NJ Biz, New Jersey Monthly, Salon.com and Poynter.org.

Joe has received honors from the New Jersey Press Association, The Jesse H. Neal Business Journalism Awards, Syracuse University’s Mirror Awards, theSociety of Professional Journalists and Folio.

He also serves as an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University, York College-CUNY, and Rutgers University.

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