VIDEO: Not Quite the Future of Newspapers

Panel Pits Out-of-Work Journalist Against Publishing Poohbahs

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NEW YORK ( -- Although it was billed as "The Future of Newspapers," last week's panel discussion at Columbia University's Journalism School didn't exactly seem to fit that description. Attendee Marcie Young, a 2006 graduate of Columbia J school, grilled panelists about why she and so many other reporters were losing their jobs in newsroom downsizings. She was told to get used to the idea that young reporters like herself were not going to be able work in the profession that they trained for.

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