Wed, Aug 24, 2011 -- 10:00 AM
Bay Area Journalism in a CrunchDownload audio (MP3)
The Bay Area News Group announced yesterday it will consolidate its 11 daily East Bay newspapers and eliminate 120 jobs. With advancements in digital technology, news organizations are increasingly veering away from traditional print journalism. We discuss the state of Bay Area journalism in the digital age.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Alan Mutter, media consultant and former editor of The San Francisco Chronicle
- David Weir, veteran journalist, former executive at KQED and journalism professor at UC Berkeley and Stanford
- Ken Doctor, news industry analyst for Outsell and author of "Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get"
- Mac Tully, president and publisher of the Bay Area News Group