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This edition: Theatre Journalism: Online and Off

Episode Details

Original tape date: March 18, 2011.

First aired: May 15, 2011.

The opportunities and challenges of online arts journalism started off the discussion for our panel – Chris Caggiano, Scott Heller, David J. Loehr, Jan Simpson and Terry Teachout. They also discuss how blogging is able to reach a more expansive and diverse audience than traditional journalism; what they look for online and if what they read affects their own writing; and how social media has been able to create national and even international conversations about theatre.

Guest List

Chris Caggiano Blogger, “Everything I Know I Learned from Musicals”

Scott Heller Theatre Editor, The New York Times

David Loehr Founder, 2amtheatre.com

Howard Sherman Moderator, American Theatre Wing

Jan Simpson Moderator, Adjunt/CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Terry Teachout Critic & Columnist, The Wall Street Journal