16 Apr 2016

Emily Bell: social media and the future of news

From Saturday Morning, 9:07 am on 16 April 2016

Emily Bell is the former online boss of the Guardian newspaper in London, where she oversaw a massive growth in digital content and audience. Since 2010 she has been Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism, the Columbia University Journalism School.

Emily Bell.

Emily Bell. Photo: Supplied

She was recently in Cambridge, as Humanitas Visiting Professor in Media, delivering a lecture entitled The End of the News as We Know It: How Facebook Swallowed Journalism.

She’s back in the States now, in Austin, Texas, and joins Toby Manhire for a chat.