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Leifeld Discusses Changing Newspaper Industry

Ellen Leifeld, publisher and president of The Tennessean, spoke at Belmont University today as a part of the New Century Journalism Speaker Series. Leifeld’s talk, “The State of Newspapers: Tennessean Talk,” concerned the rapidly evolving world of newspapers and print journalism. Topics Leifeld discussed included The Tennessean‘s online presence, hyper-local news coverage and the ethcial responsibilities of reporters in the digital age.
The closing speaker of the fall 2006 series will be Dr. Melvin N. Johnson, president of Tennessee State University, on Wed., November 15, at 10 a.m. in the Massey Board Room at Belmont University.