Journalists perform an important role as critics and watchdogs of some of the world’s most powerful people and companies. How have these vital functions been affected by escalating trends such as ownership changes, the demands of 24/7 online news, and star journalists leaving major news institutions to work for other types of companies or become startup media entrepreneurs? What happens to service in the public interest when journalists accept the role of working to help people make money or making it themselves?
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Tom Foremski, Publisher, Silicon Valley Watcher
Cory Johnson, Anchor and Editor-at-Large, Bloomberg TV
Sarah Lacy, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, PandoDaily
Josh Quittner, Head of Partnerships and Editorial, Flipboard Inc.
Alan Deutschman, Professor and Reynolds Chair, Business Journalism, University of Nevada Reno