Posted May 25th, 2010 by Andrew Kaplan - Special Assistant to the Future of Media project
The organization American Public Media (APM) recently wrote in their public comment that one critical way to help journalism is to establish tougher standards for public media organizations. APM believes that the public media system in the U.S. has been allowed to underperform for many years without consequences, and this has made it largely ineffective as compared to its international peers or measured against its mission.
Posted May 19th, 2010 by Andrew Kaplan - Special Assistant to the Future of Media project
Nicholas Lemann, dean of the Columbia University School of Journalism, delivered this commencement speech to the Class of 2010:
Last year I urged our graduates to get involved in the larger conversation about the future of journalism that is now taking place very intensely in societies all over the world—a conversation that is going on not just within the confines of the profession, as was customary before the digital revolution arrived.
Posted May 7th, 2010 by Andrew Kaplan - Special Assistant to the Future of Media project
The FCC held its second Future of Media workshop on “Public and Other Noncommercial Media in the Digital Era” on April 30. Throughout the day, five panels of experts and industry leaders tackled a wide array of issues confronting public and noncommercial media.
Join the discussion to help improve the FCC. Your suggestions, ideas and comments will be part of a public discussion that furthers FCC reform.