The FTC asks How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age? Read the public comments now!
The FTC has posted publicly on their Web site comments submitted by journos, academics and concerned citizens that are intended to guide the FTC’s upcoming workshop agenda entitled: From Town Crier to Bloggers: How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age? Public Workshops and Opportunity for Public Comment.
The National Association of Broadcasters, Writers Guild of America, East and the Magazine Publishers of America have all submitted comments, along with many other individuals.
Did you submit a comment?
Are you planning on attending the Dec 1st and 2nd workshops?
Read all the comments now! http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/newsmediaworkshop/index.shtm
Read the Society of Professional Journalists statement submitted by SPJ’s President Kevin Smith http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/newsmediaworkshop/544505-00020.pdf
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