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New News Sites Like Big Spenders, Too

December 21, 2010 | CUNY Lecture Series

When it comes to making money, some things never change, according to Tina Brown. “We still believe in the advertising model at The Daily Beast,” says Brown, founder and editor of the two-year old news site. “By being aesthetically attractive, we have gotten high-paying, luxury advertisers to come online with us and so far it’s working.” At the second fall Perspectives event at the Graduate Center, entitled “What Is the Future of Media?,” Brown joined panelists Andrew Sullivan, blogger/senior editor of The Atlantic; and Jeff Jarvis and moderator Peter Beinart of the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, in a conversation about how the Internet, as a virtual space, is re-shaping the dissemination of news and information to the world.
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