Murdoch, Huffington among speakers at two-day FTC workshop on journalism crisis: "From Town Crier to Bloggers"

UPDATE: Coverage of this event at the Reynolds Journalism Institute wiki site.

The Federal Trade Commission linked to filed comments and announced the two-day schedule of panels and speakers for its Dec. 1-2 workshop in Washington, D.C., entitled:  "From Town Crier to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive in the Internet Age?" Among speakers: Rupert Murdoch and Arianna Huffington.

FULL AGENDA ANNOUNCED NOV. 16:
http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2009/11/newsmedia.shtm

PDF OF AGENDA (12 pages):
http://www.ftc.gov/opp/workshops/news/agenda.pdf

COMMENTS FILED TO DATE:
http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/newsmediaworkshop/index.shtm

A six-page notice posted to the Federal Register on Oct. 7 outlines a series off questions about the future and sustainability of journalism which FTC staff and commissioners hope to probe over the two days.  The six pages are available in summary, PDF or TXT formats (click on any of the links below). Pre-registration for the event is requested by sending a email to newsmediaworkshop@ftc.gov  . . .

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Public Workshops and Roundtables: From Town Crier to Bloggers:
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MORE BACKGROUND:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/24/business/media/24ftc.html
http://www.ftc.gov/opa/2009/08/news2009.shtm