Over the past few years Hollywood has taken a keen interest in all things Alaska. Big budget films are being shot here, and it seems like new Alaskan reality TV programs pop up every week. The bustling industry, though, isn’t growing on its own. The state spends a lot of money courting out of state productions. While it’s a boon for the economy, some think the resources would be better spent elsewhere.
This 5-minute, sound rich segment aired on the Alaska Public Radio Network 07/01/2014.