Dan Kennedy

Associate Professor of Journalism; Contributor to WGBH News, Northeastern University

Dan Kennedy is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University and a nationally known media commentator. A panelist on WGBH-TV’s “Beat the Press,” he writes on the news media for WGBHNews.org and other publications. He previously wrote a media column for The Guardian and, before that, for The Boston Phoenix. His website, Media Nation, can be found at dankennedy.net.

Kennedy’s new book, “The Return of the Moguls: How Jeff Bezos and John Henry Are Remaking Newspapers for the Twenty-First Century,” was published earlier this year by ForeEdge. His previous book, “The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the Post-Newspaper Age,” examines the rise of the New Haven Independent and other digital-only community news organizations.

Return of the Moguls: http://thereturnofthemoguls.com

Past Appearances

Knowledge@Wharton: September 18, 2018

Host Dan Loney is joined by Lenora Chu (Journalist and Author), Dan Kennedy (Associate Professor of Journalism; Contributor to WGBH News, Northeastern University), Rahul Telang (Professor of Information Systems, Heinz College, Carnegie Mellon University), Rick Edmonds (Media Business Analyst, Poynter Institute), Andrew Goldman (Adjunct professor at the Kanbar Institute of Film & Television at the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University), Ann Lee (Professor of Economics and Finance; Author of “Will China’s Economy Collapse?”, New York University), and Minyuan Zhao (Associate Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Tuesday, September 18, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.Read More

Air Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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On Wharton Business Radio

Knowledge@Wharton: February 4, 2019 Episode Featured ImageKnowledge@Wharton: February 4, 2019

Host Dan Loney is joined by Patti Williams (Associate Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School), Ivan Seidenberg (Former Chairman and CEO of Verizon Communications; Board of Directors, Verizon Communications; Blackrock), Lisa George (Associate Professor of Economics, Hunter College & The Graduate Center, City University of New York), Rodney Ramcharan (Associate Professor of Finance and Business Economics, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California), Dan Kennedy (Associate Professor of Journalism; Contributor to WGBH News, Northeastern University), Peter Conti-Brown (Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics, Wharton School at University of Pennsylvania), and Americus Reed (Professor of Marketing, The Wharton School) on the Monday, February 4, 2019 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.

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