Audio Feature: ‘You Get What You Pay For’
Hear Commencement speaker and Newsweek editor Jon Meacham’s thoughts on the current state of journalism
July 1, 2010
Shortly before delivering the Commencement address, Pulitzer prize-winning author and Newsweek editor Jon Meacham met with Dickinson Magazine for a brief informal interview. You can listen to Meacham's responses to questions on the current state of journalism and the importance of liberal-arts education below:
How do you feel that the Web has changed journalism?
Given that Dickinson's mission is to prepare students for "engaged lives of citizenship and leadership," what role do you think liberal-arts colleges like Dickinson have to play in the crisis currently facing journalism?
For more on Commencement, read "Standing up to the Future."