event reminder: “The Crisis in Journalism – What Should the Government Do?”

by on February 16, 2010 · 9 comments

Just a reminder about tomorrow’s Georgetown Center for Business and Public Policy event on, “The Crisis in Journalism: What Should the Government Do?” It will be held at 9:30am tomorrow at the Newseum (Knight Conference Center) located at 555 Pennsylvania Ave here in Washington, DC. Breakfast will be served. (You can RSVP please by emailing: cbpp@msb.edu).  Here’s the event description:

This roundtable discussion will bring together academics, government officials and industry leaders to consider the future of the journalism industry. Specifically, what does a future economic model for the journalism industry look like? What is the role of new media in modern journalism? How can news papers integrate web-based news into their business models? How can government entities, particularly the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission, help to form a sustainable 21st century model for journalism in the United States?

Mark MacCarthy of Georgetown Univ. will moderate the panel, which includes:

Hope you can make it. Below I’ve listed a few things I’ll be drawing from for my remarks tomorrow:

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