Ex-public radio exec tries to save journalism in Chicago

Chicago Reader
Former WBEZ newsman Ken Davis has lined up journalists from Chicago newspapers, radio stations, blogs and colleges for a save-journalism conference. Michael Miner writes: “The panel, for all its old-school experience, strikes me as short on the next generation of news producers and consumers—i.e., the people most likely to brim with original ideas about how to get from here to there, and about what there looks like.”
> Proposed: A Medill course called “Solving the Journalism Crisis”
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