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This edition: Feeding the Beast: The 'New Normal' of Crime Journalism

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Episode Details

Original tape date: February 19, 2013.

First aired: March 6, 2013.

Even the best crime reporters today are overwhelmed by the sheer quantity of news they have to cover. Online news sites, Twitter, Facebook, and 24/7 deadlines are the 'new normal' for the media. Are we losing sight of journalists’ role as democracy watchdogs? Is journalism still an honorable occupation?

Guest List

Alexa Capeloto Former Enterprise Editor, San Diego Union Tribune, Journalism Professor, John Jay College/CUNY

Stephen Handelman Director, John Jay College Center on Media, Crime & Justice

Ahmed Jaradat Reporter, The Sentinel, John Jay’s student newspaper

Dave Krajickek Columnist, New York Daily News

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