What To Be, or Not To Be: The Public Broadcaster's Dilemma -- J-Source.ca -- The Canadian Journalism Project

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What To Be, or Not To Be: The Public Broadcaster's Dilemma

In an increasingly fractured, crowded and competitive media environment, what is the role of the public broadcaster when it comes to news? How to attract a new generation of audiences and retain existing ones? What experiments bode well for the future of news?Join us for this discussion exploring the challenges faced by public broadcasters on both sides of the pond, featuring James Harding, director of news and current affairs for the BBC; Jennifer McGuire, general manager and editor-in-chief of CBC News; and Michael Oreskes, senior vice-president of news and editorial director for NPR, in a conversation moderated by Simon Houpt, senior media writer with The Globe and Mail.

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