Sent to you by Sean McBride via Google Reader: Can Bloggers Save Journalism? via WBUR and NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook by Wen Stephenson on 10/29/08 Can serious journalism be saved — by bloggers? We’ll ask The Atlantic’s Andrew Sullivan, The New Yorker’s Nicholas Lemann, and Daily Beast chief Tina Brown.
Guests: Andrew Sullivan, a senior editor at The Atlantic and author of the widely-read blog The Daily Dish. His essay “Why I Blog,” in which he foresees a new “golden era for journalism,” appears in The Atlantic’s November issue. He’s a former editor of The New Republic and author of several books, most recently “The Conservative Soul: How We Lost It, How To Get It Back.” Nicholas Lemann, dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and a regular contributor to The New Yorker. In 2006 he wrote an essay for The New Yorker on blogging and online journalism titled “Amateur Hour.” His most recent book is “Redemption: The Last Battle of the Civil War.” Tina Brown, founder and editor in chief of The Daily Beast. She is the former editor of Tatler, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, and Talk magazines, and is the author of “The Diana Chronicles.” Things you can do from here: - Subscribe to WBUR and NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook using Google Reader - Get started using Google Reader to easily keep up with all your favorite sites