The Crisis in Book Reviewing: Disappearing Space, Disappearing Pay

The Crisis in Book Reviewing: Disappearing Space, Disappearing Pay

05/30/2018, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Location: 1E10
Language:
English

Over the past 10 years, book-review sections in many American newspapers have  gone on life support. At least one major newspaper that once spent close to $100,000 annually on book reviews now budgets zero for book reviews. One result is that the same review often runs in more papers than ever before.  Do newer digital ventures make up for the print decline in either space or pay?

This is a National Book Critics Circle panel

Julia M. Klein, Cultural Critic
Christopher Carduff, Books Editor, The Wall Street Journal
Gerald Howard, Vice-President and Executive Editor, Doubleday


Contributors

  • Carlin Romano

    Moderator

    Carlin Romano is the Critic-at-Large, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Vice-President, NBCC, Author, America the Philosophical (Alfred A....

  • Christopher Carduff

    Panelist

    Christopher Carduff, Books Editor, The Wall Street Journal

  • Gerald Howard

    Panelist

    Gerald Howard, Vice-President and Executive Editor, Doubleday

  • Julia M. Klein

    Panelist

    Julia M. Klein, Cultural Critic

  • Kate Tuttle

    Panelist

    Kate Tuttle is the NBCC President and Boston Globe Book Columnist

Categories

  1. Track
    Education
    • Business of Publishing

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