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This week’s bankruptcy filing by the Tribune Company is the latest sign of trouble for the news business. A panel joins guest host Katty Kay to discuss how the on-going recession is affecting the already struggling industry and what it could mean for how Americans get their news.
- Bruce Dold Editorial Page Editor for the Chicago Tribune.
- Jeff Jarvis associate professor and director of the interactive journalism program at the City University of New York's Graduate School of Journalism. He blogs about media and news at Buzzmachine.com, writes a new media column for The Guardian, and consults for media companies.
- Lauren Rich Fine Director of Research at ContentNext, an organization focused on media related newsletters and conferences, a Practitioner-in-Residence at Kent State University's College of Communications & Information, and a former Merrill Lynch research manager specializing in media.
- Rem Rieder Editor and Senior Vice President,American Journalism Review.
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