The news industry has had a rough decade. Print readership is steadily declining, newspapers are closing, and journalists with decades of experience are being laid off.
In response, major newspapers have made considerable changes. They’re attempting to combat diminishing reader interest by shortening stories, adding commentary, and most notably, using social media to their advantage.
Is the golden age of Woodward and Bernstein, Edward R. Murrow, and
Walter Cronkite long gone? Is the newspaper industry being hit by a cyclical trough and will recover, or has the new technology rendered newspapers obsolete in their traditional format?
Aminda Marqués Gonzalez
Mindy is Executive Editor and Vice President of the Miami Herald.
Tim is the Publisher of the Palm Beach Post.
Howard is the Publisher and Editor-In-Chief of the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel.
MODERATOR: Earl Maucker
Earl is President of Maucker Media Consultants, and has a long and distinguished history with the Sun Sentinel.
JUNE BREAKFAST SPONSOR: Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance