The Future of News
A February 2007 panel discussion at the National Press Club, moderated by FRONTLINE correspondent Lowell Bergman. With Len Downie, executive editor of The Washington Post; David Marash, anchor, Al Jazeera English; Scott Moore, head of news and information for Yahoo! Media Group; and Dana Priest, national security reporter for The Washington Post.
The Old Story of New Media
A conversation with media expert Henry Jenkins about how the Internet revolution compares to past media innovations, how new media and old media interact and how we'll get our news in the future.
Where Do We Get Our News?
On an average day, 81 percent of Americans access news. Where are they getting it? Here's a closer look.
Ethnic Media in the U.S.: A Growing Force
Not surprisingly, America's ethnic media is flourishing. FRONTLINE talked to some top ethnic media editors and publishers about what's happened and the potential of even greater growth in the future.
Interview with Amanda Congdon
In 2004, she rose to fame on computer screens as the face of Rocketboom, a daily three-minute online roundup of news and quirky features presented in a mock newscast format. Now she's switched to video blogging for ABC News. Here she talks about her career, her future, whether she's a journalist, the line between news and entertainment, and more.
Owning It All: The Tribune Company
This Chicago-based media corporation bought the L.A. Times and several other papers as part of an $8.3 billion deal that the company hoped would help jump start a new media empire. Here's background on the company's ambition and the impact of its diverse media outlets in its home city.
Readings & Links
Overviews of the news industry, with background stories on TV, the Internet and newspapers.