Assessing the press, ‘The Post’ and the value of legacy media

“Media is evolutionary, not revolutionary.” So said Howard Schneider, former editor of Newsday and one of my earliest professional mentors. Schneider is now dean of the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, where he dispels annually misconceptions about the industry to new generations of would-be reporters and editors. Schneider’s point, and it’s a compelling …

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Perspective as an industry evolves

Thank you for joining me. The observations expressed here are my own and are not representative of past or present employers. Like most legacy journalists, I see in the First Amendment a priority consistent with the Founding Fathers’ vision of a free America, where unfettered access to information is the mother’s milk of republican government. …

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