National Press Club

Future of Newspapers

October 8, 2003

About This Video

Run time: 41 minutes

Mr. Ridder talked about newspapers and their current problems, including governmental, commercial, and internal. He talked about increased government secrecy and the USA Patriot Act, and about the Freedom of Information Act. He also talked about the economy and the decrease in advertising revenues for newspapers in the billions of dollars. After his remarks, he answered questions from audience members.