I’m not going to try and answer the question ‘What is the future of newspapers?’ or ‘Is journalism dead?’ here. That’s not because I don’t want to, but because I genuinely can’t – I’m a student, not a fortune teller. That, and what a mainstream blog post that would be, really. The future of journalism was a large part, but not the entire point of the Guardian’s Open Weekend which I had the pleasure to attend. Instead, it was about ideas, culture and insight, and here’s my take on it.
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Last Thursday, the Guardian announced they will be opening their doors in a few weeks time, hosting a range of talks, workshops and interactive sessions on everything from sport to culture, comedy and politics. Understandably, this is stimulating a variety of responses.
“Once we lose reporters, we’re all fucked.” – Alan Rusbridger, Editor of the Guardian, September 29th 2011.
Everyone must be sick of hearing about, talking about and reading about hacking and the News of The World scandal by now, surely? Wrong.