On Sunday, October 21st, Buzzfeed.com's Ben Smith moderated a panel on social media and the new political landscape featuring New York Times Media Reporter Brian Stelter, Changetheratio.com founder Rachel Sklar and journalism legend Dan Rather.
For New Yorkers of a certain breed, a peek inside The Times is selling point enough. But when you throw in an exploration of the dogged rumors of the demise of the printed newspaper, you've got something for everyone.
Could the Times go out of business? That's the question nervously circled by Andrew Rossi's riveting new documentary. I sat down with Rossi to discuss whether our society, lost in the digital din, cares about hard facts and truth.
By now most of you must know that there's little new, merely a continuation of second quarter trends. All four of the networks are losing viewers, CNN losing by far the most and MSNBC, by a nose, the least.
There's one really powerful idea shaping the future of news. It's powerful, sure, and has wide-ranging implications for how citizens inform themselves about the world around them. Powerful and yet perfectly simple.