“The screams from newsrooms are those of panic,” Jim Lehrer, the well known American public television anchor, told a group of university students at Northwestern. Journalism is going through an “unpleasant” revolution, he said — but argued that the demise of mainstream media may be exaggerated.

Lehrer is a guy usually worth listening to, imo.

Hat tip to Press Notes from the Society of Professional Journalists


 “The screams from newsrooms are those of panic,” Jim Lehrer, the well known American public television anchor, told a group of university students at Northwestern. Journalism is going through an “unpleasant” revolution, he said — but argued that the demise of mainstream media may be exaggerated.

Lehrer is a guy usually worth listening to, imo.

Hat tip to Press Notes from the Society of Professional Journalists

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