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January 22, 2018


Recently interviewed after a keynote at SIIA conference in New York, below, here’s two minutes of Q and A.

Other recent talks:

  • Poynter Institute: “A Post-Recession Advertising Strategy: Where Will the Money Go,”  Nov. 19, 2009, St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Federal Trade Commission workshop: “How Will Journalism Survive the Internet Age?,” Dec. 1, 2009, Washington, D.C.
  • Churchill Club: Journalism After Print conference Jan. 15, Palo Alto
  • Dow Jones, The Future of the News Business, From Newspapers to Twitter to Tablets, Jan. 19, New York City
  • SIIA Information Industry Summit: The Future of the Industry: Jan. 27, Keynote, New York City. Ed Keating, SIIA’s Content Division V/P: “Speaking to the 300+ participants, Ken shared his twelve trends for news that will shape the industry in years to come.  Given that this is an executive conference catering to VP and C level participants, this address was right on the mark in providing the strategic guidance and long range themes that our audience has come to expect from featured presenters.  Moreover, Ken also put together a breakfast preview session of his talk for a few dozen industry VIPs.  Both of these presentations were very well received and his keynote was the most tweeted session at the conference. We look forward to working with Ken in the future”.
  • Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Web Publishing Conference, Jan. 28. Willamette Week Publisher and former president of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies Richard Meeker: “Ken Doctor’s presentation at our 2010 Web Publishing Conference was simply terrific. For two reasons: First, Ken’s a clear, thoughtful, engaging, and genuinely interesting presenter. Second, his analysis of our industry’s woes and opportunities is both broad bore and narrow guage. The result was a room chock full of riveted — and surprisingly hopeful — media executives”.
  • OnCopyright 2010: The Collision of Ideas, March 10, 2010. Panel:

SOCIETY: News, Aggregation and Big Media’s Struggle

  • Ken Doctor, moderator
  • Jay Rosen, NYU
  • Gordon Crovitz, Press+
  • Srinandan Kasi, The Associated Press
  • Gaby Darbyshire, Gawker Media

Ken also recently spoke at the “The Future of the News Summit: Creating a New Model for Regional Journalism” in Saint Paul: