Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Journalism under siege

Newspapers are under siege.  All of the old economic paradigms of the newspaper business no longer hold.  How will this impact journalism, how will politicians and lobbyists learn to use these new Rules of the Game to either embrace or evade their public trust.  All of  these issues are part of Leonard Downie's freshman effort as a novelist.  As the Executive Editor of the Washington Post for 17 years, Downie is one of our nations premier journalists and editors. His career shapes the arc of the business from its golden age to its current perigee.

My conversation with Len Downie: