- Thursday | July 15, 2021
- 11:30 am
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Thursday, July 15 11:30 a.m./
INSIDE THE UPHEAVAL OF JOURNALISM: REPORTERS LOOK BACK ON 5O YEARS OF COVERING THE NEWS.
Remember the days when there were three or four newspapers in every American city? When 30 million people watched Walter Cronkite on the CBS Evening News each night? Since then, thousands of newspapers have disappeared, 5 million viewers are a lot for the CBS Evening News, and an explosion of news sources now leave many confused about what information to trust. In this upended landscape of news, what has been lost? What has been gained? And how did it happen? Dotty Brown, who spent her career at the Philadelphia Bulletin and Philadelphia Inquirer, both as a prize-winning reporter and editor, will talk about the changes along with insights from the book she recently co-edited: Inside the Upheaval of Journalism: Reporters Look Back on 50 Years of Covering the News.
Dotty Brown is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Columbia Journalism School. At the Philadelphia Inquirer, she held such positions as Medical Editor, Education Editor, and Projects Editor for Digital and Multi-Media. She also edited 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Journalism. She is the author of Boathouse Row, Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Journalism