MTV News shutdown: What made it so important for young people in the 1990s?
After 36 years, MTV News is no more. Parent company Paramount announced the news this week as part of a 25% cut in staff.
Journalist Alison Stewart got her start covering politics there. Today, she hosts the midday public radio program “All Of It” on WNYC.
She joins Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd now to talk about the impact MTV News had on young people and American culture.
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