Changes for Journalism

June 20, 2017  • Communications and Society Program

The following is part of a series of posts on the #FutureofNews highlighting discussions from the Aspen Institute Roundtable on the Future of Journalism.

“We live in this time of incredible richness and diversity of points of view, when all kinds of people can commit acts of journalism– but the part that’s really what’s uncomfortable is it leads to an environment where everyone has their own set of facts,” said J.J. Yore of WAMU. “This incredible richness has led to a situation where we’re more polarized than ever. People believe things to be true that are completely in conflict.”

Given these new technologies and this erosion of readers’ trust, what changes are in store for journalism? How can it bridge the gulf in what people believe to be true? Learn more from the “Changes for Journalism” chapter in the Aspen Institute Future of Journalism report at