Riptide: Digital Disruption of the News Business

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 6:00pm

The Forum Riptide: Digital Disruption of the News Business opened with a welcome from Alex S. Jones, director of the Shorenstein Center, and an introduction from John Huey, former editor-in-chief of Time Inc. Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL, Caroline Little, president and CEO of the Newspaper Association of America, and Arthur Sulzberger Jr., publisher of The New York Times, then joined moderator Martin Nisenholt, a senior advisor for The New York Times Company, for a panel discussion on the discussion of the proliferation of digital media and its effect on the news business. The discussion ranged the rise of digital media to what traditional media companies have done and can do to stay relevant.

Questions from the audience about local journalism, online media content, and television news were followed by a wrap-up address from Paul Sagan, executive vice chairman of Akamai Technologies.

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