Connections: Rochester's new digital newspaper, the Rochester Beacon
Rochester has a new newspaper, of sorts: the Rochester Beacon, a digital publication which launched last week. The Beacon aims to "build a stronger Rochester by serving as a source of and forum for ideas and perspectives that are rooted in intellectual openness and drive informed public action."
We explore who's behind it, and whether it can survive in a challenging world of journalism. Our guests:
- Alex Zapesochny, publisher of the Rochester Beacon
- Paul Ericson, executive editor of the Rochester Beacon
- Smriti Jacob, managing editor of the Rochester Beacon
- Kent Gardner, opinion editor for the Rochester Beacon