AUDIO: Charging for content: A discussion among editors at ASNE April 13
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A sober discussion about a hot topic -- should news organizations charge for online content -- played out April 13, 2010 in Washington, D.C. The occasion was the annual meeting of the American Society of News Editors. The title of a one-hour session: "Charging for Digital Content: Fix or Folly?" Moderator was James M. Brady, digital editorial consultant, Allbritton Communications, Great Falls, Va.; Merrill Brown, founder and Principal, MMB Media, LLC (and a consultant to Journalism Online LLC), New York; Kenneth J. Doctor, Affiliate Analyst, Outsell/Content Bridges, Burlingame, Calif.; and Walter E. Hussman Jr., President and CEO, WEHCO Media, Little Rock, Ark. Click on the carat to the left of the bar below to stream the audio (1 hour, 3 minutes, 25 seconds), or download an MP3 podcast (15.22MB) for offline listening.