[Interview conducted May 2008] It was in the depths of 2006, with the severity of the media crisis only deepening, that GENEVA OVERHOLSER — former editor of the Pulitzer-winning Des Moines Register, ombudsman for The Washington Post, and currently director Continue reading Geneva Overholser: ‘Public Media’ or Public Interest?
[Interview conducted April 14, 2009. Miel died in 2010, and asked to be remembered through a reporting fellowship managed by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. Your donations will support the fellowship’s growth.] Internews Network’s PERSEPHONE MIEL, a recent fellow Continue reading Persephone Miel: What Should PBS Do?
What, exactly, is “public media” in an era of vanishing newspapers, expanding Internet and wireless networks, empowered publics and an increasingly lively (if chaotic) nonprofit-news sector? Talking Public Media pursued this fluid notion in conversation with diverse journalism practitioners, advocates, Continue reading Talking Public Media: Conversations About Media & Democracy
Go big or go home! For its debut edition, Talking Public Media chats with Stanford communication professor TED GLASSER, who brings a fifty-state strategy with his modest proposal for the creation of a National Endowment for Journalism. Glasser also weighs Continue reading Ted Glasser: Imagining a National Endowment for Journalism