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Senator John Kerry calls a hearing on the future of newspapers as “The Boston Globe” faces the threat of closure. A look at the fate of the newspaper industry in the midst of a recession.
- Martin Kaiser Editor of the Milwaukee-Journal Sentinel and President, American Society of Newspaper Editors.
- Rem Rieder Editor and Senior Vice President,American Journalism Review.
- Jane Hall Associate Professor of Journalism, American University.
- Alan Mutter former newspaper editor who later ran three Silicon Valley companies. He comments on the impact of technology on the media at his blog, Reflections of a Newsosaur, at newsosaur.blogspot.com.
- Senator John Kerry U.S. Senator,Massachusetts.
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