Walter Isaacson

former Managing Editor, Time Magazine

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Former managing editor of Time magazine; President and CEO of the Aspen Institute and author of Einstein: His Life and Universe

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Magazines are cutting their staffs as are news broadcasters, both commercial and listener supported.

Does News Have a Future?

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