‘Storm Lake’ shows the importance of community-based newspapers and the challenges they face

November 16, 2021
Storm Lake Times Editor Art Cullen stands outside the newspaper he started with his brother in 1990. The newspaper won a Pulitzer Prize for its editorial writing and is the subject of the documentary, "Storm Lake."

"Storm Lake" follows Pulitzer Prize-winning editor Art Cullen and his work with his family to keep their newspaper, The Storm Lake Times, alive. Jerry Risius is one of the documentary's directors. They joined CPR arts and culture reporter Monica Castillo for a panel discussion in front of an audience at the recent Denver Film Festival.