Polar Opposites in New Jersey, Texas

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/3873006/3873007" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

NPR's Robert Siegel talks to newspaper editors in two counties at opposite ends of the poverty scale. Michael Deak, editor of The Somerset Reporter, a weekly published in the county seat, Somerville. Somerset, N.J., has the highest median household income in country. He also talks to an editor at The Monitor of McAllen Texas, the county with the lowest median household income.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.