Panelists explore what it means to be a journalist

Lecturer Kelly Taylor was part of a panel discussion March 18 titled “What is a Journalist in the Digital Age,” sponsored by The Press Club of Toledo at the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.

The panel discussion was part of a series of Pressing Issues forums designed to discuss issues of relevance to regional media and public relations practictioners.

Kelly Taylor

Lecturer Kelly Taylor (second from left) joins local media representatives on a panel sponsored by the Press Club of Toledo held at the Lucas County Public Library on March 18. Photo by Bob Bortel.

The panelists discussed wide-ranging topics related to how the digital world today provides anyone the opportunity to be a publisher and how social media is rapidly changing the information landscape.

The other panelists were Anthony Knopps, news director at Toledo News Now/WTOL/Fox; Kate Fineske, assistant executive director of Mom-mentum; and Mark Jacobs, co-publisher and CFO at Adams Street Publishing. Marlene Harris-Taylor of The Blade moderated the discussion.


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