Dr. Jennifer K. Thompson is joined by Marshall Kosloff, director of outreach and media for the Lincoln Network, to talk about how technology has changed news media and the role that it plays in a free and democratic society. How has the rise of the internet and social media changed the nature of the news we consume? How does the way the news is funded influence the amount of bias in journalism?

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Show Notes:

Marshall’s background reading on the changing business models in news media:

“Digital Media: What Went Wrong” – New York Times

“Five Myths About Journalism” – Washington Post

“Popping the Publishing Bubble”– Stratechery

“Why the Success of the New York Times May Be Bad News for Journalism”– New York Times

Bari Weiss’s resignation letter – New York Times

Check out Marshall’s podcast The Realignment

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About our guest:

Marshall Kosloff is the Director of Outreach and Media for the Lincoln Network. He is also a Media Fellow at the Hudson Institute, where he co-hosts The Realignment podcast. Before Lincoln, he was a researcher on PBS’s Firing Line with Margaret Hoover and participated in the Public Interest Fellowship. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Oregon. Marshall lives in Washington, DC.