What's Next for the News Business

As magazines grow ever thinner, TV networks cut corners, and venerable newspapers lay off hundreds or close completely, critical questions about finding a profitable future for the news business loom - with few answers to be found. But there are many good ideas afoot, from innovative micropayment systems to nonprofit support for journalism. This panel of news-business veterans will explore and debate the latest thinking and explain where they see the most hope for the business and what we stand to lose should a viable new model not emerge. Steven Brill, Michael Kinsley, Norman Pearlstine, and Katharine Weymouth discuss with Walter Isaacson.

Festival: 2009

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