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Print and Where It’s Going: A Conversation With Key Editors

Featured Podcast: Print and Where It’s Going: A Conversation With Key Editors: An Entertainment and Sports Section Brown Bag Teleconference

Mark Miller, from the U.S. Bowling Congress, leads the Entertainment and Sports Section in a conversation about how newspapers are positioning entertainment and sports stories, along with how coverage of these topics are  being shared across print outlets  and expanding into social networking.

Discussion topics include:

  • Is the consolidation of newspaper sections a cost cutting trend?
  • Are journalists being asked to expand their scope of coverage to different areas?
  • Are newspaper staffs being cut across the board?
  • How are print publications using the web and social media to expand their coverage?
  • Where is cost cutting most efficient for newspapers?
  • What is the future of print? Will everything move online?

 Moderator

Mark Miller, corporate communications manager, the United States Bowling Congress in Arlington, Texas.

Panel:

  • Bill Wyman is a longtime arts editor for institutions representative of both new media and traditional print journalism. Most recently, Wyman served as an assistant managing editor at National Public Radio in Washington, D.C., where he oversaw the network's arts, entertainment, digital and media coverage. Previously, he was also arts and entertainment editor for Salon.com. Wyman has written widely on music, film, television and digital issues. His recent 9,000-word essay “Five Key Reasons Why Newspapers are Failing” was covered by The New York Times.
  • Matt Kinsman is executive editor of Folio, the trade publication dedicated to magazine management. Folio has featured numerous articles on the longevity of print, and Kinsman has written up the subject in several recent articles.
 

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