The Future of News: Global News

August 12, 2009

Guests: Ann Curry and Charles M. Sennott

"Not only is the Internet causing these major news organizations to have to change the way they do things, the Internet is going to change the way all of us do things."
— Ann Curry

"If we want to understand the collapse of the global economy, if we want to understand terrorism, if we want to understand climate change, we need a global approach."
— Charles M. Sennott

Program Summary

How have the Internet, social networking and citizen journalism impacted international reporting? Guests Ann Curry of NBC News and Charles Sennott of GlobalPost discuss the changing media landscape and what it means for news.

About Ann Curry

Ann Curry joined the top-rated "Today" show in 1997 and was named co-anchor of "Dateline NBC" in 2005. With a focus on global humanitarian reporting, Curry has covered the Middle East, Chad and Darfur, and secured exclusive interviews with the Sudanese and Chadian presidents. She regularly substitute-anchors for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams."

About Charles M. Sennott

Charles M. Sennott is executive editor and vice president of GlobalPost, a for-profit, Web-based news organization that focuses on quality international reporting. Sennott is a best-selling author who has been a reporter and broadcast analyst for nearly 25 years. He is a longtime foreign correspondent for The Boston Globe, where he was the Middle East bureau chief based in Jerusalem from 1997 to 2001 and the London-based Europe bureau chief from 2001 to 2005.

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GlobalPost: www.globalpost.com
Global Voices: globalvoicesonline.org
Ann Curry on Twitter: twitter.com/Anncurry

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