This week’s installment of E&P Reports is a recording of a live broadcast, hosted by E&P publisher Mike Blinder for the Association of Alternative Newsmedia’s AANOVATION 2020 virtual annual conference. This one-hour roundtable is a discussion on the future of news media. Topics include: Will reader revenue ever rise to a level to fund our newsrooms; how to recruit and maintain talent in turbulent times; should local media be compensated by Facebook & Google for the content these platforms monetize; how is hedge fund consolidation affecting the industry; and what does the future hold.
The panel includes:
James Fallows, The Atlantic national correspondent
Nancy Lane, Local Media Association CEO
Ken Doctor, CEO Newsonomics & Lookout Local
Cheryl Thompson-Morton, Lenfest Institute of Journalism Program Manager