Today it was announced that West Virginia Public Broadcasting has also ended its relationship with reporter Amelia Knisely after she reported on alleged abuse at a hospital run by the Department of Health and Human Services. Knisely claims that the station banned her from writing about the department and that DHHR officials threatened to discredit the station if she continued to report on the department.
West Virginia Reporters fired while HD Media scrubbed the web for House Minority Leader and President of HD Media, Doug Skaff, who has faced criticism for allegedly directing staff to delete a story about his 2015 gambling scandal and inviting Don Blankenship to guest on his webcast.
The lack of reporters in the press room at the West Virginia State Capitol building, with fewer reporters, and the newspaper industry’s decline.
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