Bill Keller of NYT Advises WMA Students on Future of Media

Nov 102011
  • Bill Keller, former executive editor of The New York Times, tells students at ICFJ's World Media Academy in India that website stories can no longer be an afterthought of news coverage. He also says journalism is "alive and well and feisty."

Bill Keller, a veteran journalist and the former executive editor of The New York Times, visited WMA in Delhi to share with students his thoughts and advice on adapting to the changing landscape of today's newsrooms.

He also talked about his role in securing the release of four NYT journalists kidnapped in Libya. One key question he addressed: what if journalism "dies," and there are no jobs in this field?