Blogging for ASNE–Day dedicated to journalism’s future

I’m nervous, overwhelmed and excited to be an official blogger at the ASNE annual conference (American Society of News Editors). Due to schedule limitations, I’m only blogging Tuesday morning, but the panel looks fantastic. Arianna Huffington and Jim Brady are among the many prominent thinkers of journalism today and will be speaking. I’ll be tweeting, uploading photos, interviewing and live blogging during the event. Here’s the lineup!


8:30 am – 11:50 am

GENERAL SESSION — Capitol Ballroom Salons F & G

The 24/7 News Cycle: New Opportunities, New Pressures [8:30 am-9:30 am]
David Boardman, Executive Editor, The Seattle Times
Geneva Overholser, Director, School of Journalism, USC Annenberg School of Journalism, Los Angeles
David Carr, Reporter/Columnist, The New York Times
Arianna Huffington, Co-Founder, Editor-in-Chief, The Huffington Post, Los Angeles
Mark E. Russell, Print/News Manager, Orlando (Fla.) Sentinel

Charging for Digital Content: Fix or Folly? [9:40 am-10:40 am]
Margaret M. Sullivan, Editor, The Buffalo (N.Y.) News
Jack Shafer, Senior Editor, Slate
James M. Brady, Digital Editorial Consultant, Allbritton Communications, Great Falls, Va.
Merrill Brown, Founder and Principal, MMB Media, LLC, New York
Kenneth J. Doctor, Affiliate Analyst, Outsell/Content Bridges, Burlingame, Calif.
Walter E. Hussman Jr., President and CEO, WEHCO Media, Little Rock, Ark.

Can Government Save Us? Do We Even Want it to Try? [10:50 am-11:50 am]
Timothy A. Franklin, Louis A. Weil Jr. Endowed Chair, Indiana University School of Journalism
Eric Deggans, Media Critic, St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times
Frank A. Blethen, Publisher, The Seattle Times
Susan S. DeSanti, Director, Office of Policy Planning, Federal Trade Commission, Washington
Katherine I. Funk, Partner, Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, Washington
John Nichols, Washington Correspondent, The Nation, Washington


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