Jamie Stiehm is a public policy scholar at the Wilson Center where she's working on a biography of Quaker leader, Lucretia Mott. She also writes for "U.S. News and World Report" and "Politics Daily." Previously, she was a reporter for "The Baltimore Sun" and "The Hill." Marvin Kalb is Edward R. Morrow Professor of Practice Emeritus and Senior Fellow at the Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy. His career encompasses 30 years of award-winning reporting for CBS and NBC News as chief diplomatic correspondent, Moscow bureau chief, and host of "Meet the Press." He now hosts "The Kalb Report," a discussion of media ethics and responsibility at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., and he's a regular contributor to Fox News Television and National Public Radio.
Downsizing continues to be the operative word in the world of mainstream news media. Recently, ABC News and BBC announced significant budget cuts. Even in the age of television, newspapers largely defined what was newsworthy and provided the foundation for American journalism, but reliance on the printed word is giving way to the digital age with unclear implications for what will be gained and what will be lost. This week on dialogue, host John Milewski is joined by Jamie Stiehm and Marvin Kalb to discuss the changing world of journalism.