From left: Judy Woodruff and Steve Grove

From left: Judy Woodruff and Steve Grove

The Future of News: What's the Future of TV News?

November 21, 2009

Guests: John King and Steve Grove

By Newseum staff

"Do we have … some changing to do because of technology, because of the competition and choice in the marketplace? Absolutely. But is there a thirst for information that TV news can help satisfy? I believe so without a doubt."
— John King

"The nature of how we have a public dialogue about the issues of the day is actually becoming more robust, and that can happen best … between the Web and TV."
— Steve Grove

Program Summary

What does the future hold for the news media? Guest John King of CNN and Steve Grove of YouTube describe the new hybrid models of interactive news that combine the platforms of both television and the Web.

About John King

John King is the anchor of CNN's "State of the Union with John King," a new four-hour Sunday news program that offers a blend of newsmaker interviews, political analysis, national and world affairs, cultural segments, media analysis and commentary. King is also CNN's chief national correspondent, responsible for reporting on a range of stories in the United States and around the world.

About Steve Grove

Steve Grove is head of news and politics at YouTube, where he directs the news and political strategy and programming for the company. During the 2008 election, Steve developed YouTube's nationally acclaimed political platform "You Choose '08," which connected candidates and voters directly through YouTube channels, and produced two presidential debates in partnership with CNN.

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