Bay Citizen Merges With CIR

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 (Courtesy Bay Citizen)

The Berkeley-based Center for Investigative Reporting announced Tuesday that it would merge with The Bay Area News Project, which operates The Bay Citizen. If approved by state regulators, the merger would create the largest nonprofit investigative journalism endeavor in the nation. We discuss the merger and look at the potential impact on the local media landscape.


Ken Doctor, news industry analyst for Outsell, a global research and advisory firm and author of "Newsonomics: Twelve New Trends That Will Shape the News You Get"

Phil Bronstein, president of the board of the Center for Investigative Reporting, future executive board chairman of the unified operation and former editor-at-large for Hearst Newspapers and the San Francisco Chronicle

Brian Kelley, interim CEO and chief technology officer for The Bay Citizen