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  1. David Carr in conversation with Richard Gizbert: The media machine | Frontline Club London

    September 19, 2011 7:30 PM David Carr has been writing about the media and its relationship with business, culture and governments for 25 years and has watched the print landscape change dramatically. Now a media and cultural columnist at the New York Times he writes the Media Equation column for the Monday Business section.He will be joining us in conversation with Richard Gizbert, presenter of Al Jazeera English’s The Listening Post, a weekly show that looks at news coverage by the world’s media. Gizbert has also spent 25 years working in the media world as a foreign correspondent, covering stories around the world.Drawing on their experiences working with two very different global media players, Carr and Gizbert will be discussing the future of the news industry.From the future of newspapers like the New York Times and whether they can adapt quickly enough to survive to the emergence of new business models offering alternative sources of funding. They will be addressing some of the big questions that are exercising many minds within the media.A remarkable opportunity to debate the future of the news industry with two of its key players.Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+Pin It!  Sign up for our newsletter  Past Event, Talks

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  2. Here’s The Thing: Thom Yorke - WNYC

    This week Alec sits down with Thom Yorke, the front man of Radiohead, who has a new album, Amok, with the music project Atoms for Peace. Even after over 25 years in the business, Yorke admits performing is “either wicked fun or really awful.” He talks with Alec about what he does before going on stage and how he and his bandmates have been able to stick together since they were teenagers.

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  3. David Simon - Here’s The Thing

    This week Alec sits down with David Simon, the creator of HBO’s The Wire, which some call the best television show of all time. Simon talks about his early years as a newspaperman at The Baltimore Sun and how he doesn’t “belong” in the world of Hollywood. “I can’t help it,” says Simon, “I’m from a different planet, which is journalism.”


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