1) Lissa Harris, cofounder of The Watershed Post in the Catskills, discusses reporting during Hurricane Irene and the newspaper industry. 2) Lori Price of Citizens for Legitimate Government discusses reporting on stories not featured in the popular media outlets. 3) Wendy Welch writes a memoir about opening an independent bookstore in the digital age.
Alan Chartock, Rex Smith, and Judy Patrick discuss current political campaigns, encrypted communication between journalists and sources, The San Francisco Chronicle drops its paywall, and other stories.
Alan Chartock, Rex Smith, and Ira Fusfeld discuss coverage of Anthony Weiner's mayoral race, distinguishing between editorial and advertisements in newspapers, newspapers cutting back days of publication, and other stories.