Rebooting the News #36

In Podcast on December 7, 2009 by Jay Rosen

Our guest was Howard Weaver, former VP for editorial at McClatchy Newspapers and a career newspaper journalist who is also quite active on Twitter. He writes a blog about the transformation of the news business.

We talked about where the future-of-news discussion gets off track; putting users first; “eat your vegetables” news; the J-school we need for the world we are actually in; the job of the professional journalist when there are way more participants; the Twitter firehose; Google vs. the news business and more….

Here’s the mp3

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