Access Minnesota

1 May 2013

The State of the News Media

For the week of May 5th, 2013
Digital technology is making news reporting more ubiquitous and accessible. Traditional media—newspapers, magazines, radio and television—now compete with thousands of online news outlets. Critics say that news reporting quality has suffered as advertising revenue declines. But others contend that we’re entering a new “Golden Age” of journalism. On this week’s Access Minnesota, University of Minnesota Journalism Professor Dan Sullivan discusses the state of the news media.

  • Guest: Dan Sullivan, Cowles Chair of Media Management and
    Economics in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota
  • Issues: Economic struggles of legacy media; The quality of news as revenues decline; Are news aggregating websites good or bad for content creators?
  • Part 1

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