Guest Host: Susan Page

Rupert Murdoch’s five billion dollar bid to acquire the publisher of the Wall Street Journal, one of this country’s few remaining family controlled newspapers, highlights mounting financial pressures in the news business. A look at some of the long term trends for U.S. newspapers


  • Frank Ahrens The Washington Post radio reporter
  • John Carroll Editor of the Los Angeles Times, 2000-2005 and editor of the Baltimore Sun, 1991 to 2000
  • Lauren Rich Fine Director of Research at ContentNext, an organization focused on media related newsletters and conferences, a Practitioner-in-Residence at Kent State University's College of Communications & Information, and a former Merrill Lynch research manager specializing in media.


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