Rupert Murdoch

Shop Talk – May 14
11:09 am
Tue May 14, 2013

CEO Pay in the Media World

The Shop Talk panelists discuss the compensation for top executives of major media companies.

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A New Way to Avoid Reporters
3:42 pm
Tue February 7, 2012

Shop Talk - February 7

The panelists debate whether journalists should be concerned about news makers using social media to circumvent reporters.

The starting point for the discussion is a New York Times piece by David Carr, who wrote about Rupert Murdoch's use of Twitter. Murdoch has only recently started tweeting and has used the platform to sound off on a wide variety of topics.

Some journalists fear news makers will use social media to eliminate the middleman - ie, reporters - and simply distribute their thoughts and information directly to the audience.

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