That, improbably, was the title of a Senate Commerce Committee hearing, chaired by
John Kerry
, at which I testified yesterday alongside
David Simon
, the former
Baltimore

Sun
reporter who went on to create “The Wire”; Ariana Huffington, who
presumably needs no introduction; Alberto Ibarguen, who runs the Knight
Foundation, which has been making philanthropic investments to promote
digital inclusion and local investigative reporting through new media;
James Moroney, the publisher of the

Dallas

Morning News; and Marissa Mayer, a vice-president of Google. We all had prepared statements that have now been “entered into the record,” in that familiar phrase.”

That, improbably, was the title of a Senate Commerce Committee hearing, chaired by
John Kerry
, at which I testified yesterday alongside
David Simon
, the former
Baltimore

Sun
reporter who went on to create “The Wire”; Ariana Huffington, who
presumably needs no introduction; Alberto Ibarguen, who runs the Knight
Foundation, which has been making philanthropic investments to promote
digital inclusion and local investigative reporting through new media;
James Moroney, the publisher of the

Dallas

Morning News; and Marissa Mayer, a vice-president of Google. We all had prepared statements that have now been “entered into the record,” in that familiar phrase.”

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