The Future of News: "Web 3.0": The Impact of Technology

October 08, 2009

Guests: Walt Mossberg and Mara Schiavocampo

By Newseum staff

"The AT&T network … is practically being brought to its knees everyday, mostly because people are sucking down a tremendous amount of data, 40 to 50 times normal, on [the smart phone.]"
— Walt Mossberg

"People are now selecting … what they want to watch, and so you also have more engaged viewers."
— Mara Schiavocampo

Program Summary

The intersection of technology and media has changed the way news is produced, consumed and shared in today's digital world. Guests Malt Mossberg of The Wall Street Journal and Mara Schiavocampo of NBC News explain the tools and technology they incorporate in their reporting.

About Walt Mossberg

Walt Mossberg is the author and creator of the weekly "Personal Technology" column in The Wall Street Journal, which has appeared every Thursday since 1991. The Washington Post called him "one of the most powerful men in the high-tech world" and "a one-man media empire whose prose can launch a new product."

About Mara Schiavocampo

Mara Schiavocampo is an award-winning pioneer in new media journalism and the first digital correspondent in network news. She travels the world reporting, shooting and editing her stories for "NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams."

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