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Global I.Q. with the Economist
“Special Report: The News”
Speaker: Free Audiocast with,
Jim Falk from The Economist

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Alaskan Standard Time


Prepare for Next Week’s Live Audiocast
Special Report: The News

How are news organizations adjusting their business models in response to the new digital age? How has the Internet’s rise as a news source affected the business strategies of advertising agencies and media investors? Tune in to this month’s Global I.Q. with The Economist free live audiocast as Jim Falk discusses these questions and more with Digital Editor Tom Standage. Register now.

Tom Standage’s Special Report on The News is featured in the July 9 edition of The Economist, on newsstands tomorrow. Pick up your copy and tune in on Wednesday as we delve deeper into the Special Report and answer your questions on the subject.

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Read the latest news on on this topic:
• The Economist: The Future of News: Back to the Coffee House
• CBSNEWS: Casey Anthony Found Not Guilty, but the Social Media Trial
is Not Over
• Computerworld: Fox Hackers Exploit Slow Twitter Response
• Huffington Post: Time to Get Your Clark Kent On?‎
• The New York Times:TimesCast: Rebekah Brooks and the Closing of The News of the World‎

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