Newseum to Air New TV Series on the Future of News

By: E&P Staff The Newseum is launching a 10-part television series, "The Future of News" that will be distributed by American Public Television in early 2010.

Frank Sesno, a professor at George Washington University, will host the series with a lineup of media professionals that includes NBC's Ann Curry, Bob Woodward of The Washington Post, ABC's Sam Donaldson, Daily Beast Founder Tina Brown and Craig Newmark of Craigslist.

The 30-minute segments will focus on the evolution of news reporting in the Internet age, the future of newspapers, and new media business models.

"The Newseum is uniquely positioned to lead the discussion about where people will go to find accurate news in the future," Paul Sparrow, vice president of broadcasting for the Newseum, said in a statement. "This show will be a user's guide to News 2.0, bringing together the best and the brightest in both traditional and new media."


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