James Compton appears on The Sunday EditionFrom CBC.ca
Journalism in the Digital Age (at 44:24)
Are we witnessing the end of a profession that is essential to a functioning democracy? Or are we entering a "golden age of journalism", in which citizens armed with cell-phones and laptops make up the most powerful news-gathering network the world has ever seen? James Compton teaches Information and Media Studies at Western University in London, Ontario, and is the co-author of a recent article called The Golden Age of Journalism? You've Got To Be Kidding.