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The traditional business model for journalism is collapsing, but it’s not clear what will take its place: An update on new efforts to ensure a vibrant and independent press that include for profit, low profit, and non-profit news organizations.
- Arianna Huffington editor-in-chief, "The Huffington Post."
- Phil Balboni founder, Global Post
- Stephen Engelberg managing editor, ProPublica
- Senator Ben Cardin Democrat, MD
- Leonard Downie vice president at large, and former executive editor of the Washington Post, co-author of a new report from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism, "The Reconstruction of American Journalism"
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