The State of the Newspaper Industry

Katherine Weymouth, publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post and chief executive officer of the Washington Post Media… read more

Katherine Weymouth, publisher and chief executive officer of The Washington Post and chief executive officer of the Washington Post Media Group, spoke about the future of newspapers and technology in the publishing industry. Topics included the role of technology in daily lives, the integration of the newspaper’s pint and online operations, developing a multimedia storytelling unit, serving both a local and national audience, and responding to the needs of different consumers. She responded to questions from members of the audience.

This 8:30 a.m. speech was the morning keynote of Tech Council of Maryland’s first annual Mid-Atlantic Women and Technology Conference, which was held in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Rebecca Zimmerman made opening remarks about the decline in the number of women in the information technology sector.

Ms. Weymouth joined The Washington Post in 1996. She was named to her current roles in February 2008. Washington Post Media Group now includes the paper and the company’s online publishing subsidiary, Washingtonpost Newsweek Interactive (WNPI). close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The State of the Newspaper Industry

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Program ID:
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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 13, 2009
Last Aired:
Jul 4, 2009

Airing Details

  • Jun 13, 2009 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 13, 2009 | 11:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 15, 2009 | 1:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 20, 2009 | 12:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jun 20, 2009 | 6:19am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 03, 2009 | 9:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 04, 2009 | 9:18am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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