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Dec 1, 2011 4:30am PST
of george orwell's "1984." this is exactly what congress tried to prevent. >> oh, my goodness. george orwell's "1984." it's almost quaint now, isn't it, but that's where it started. >> look. we as a nation want to understand both the benefits and protect against the concerns. i appreciate the sentiment behind that news story. we must work hard on making sure that our privacy and our security is protected in the digital environment. that's why the president's made this a top priority, but as we all know today, that vision that the gentleman outlined is not the way we see it today. we've benefited tremendously from these investments. >> so the question to you both, we know all the caveats, the worries about privacy and abuse of information and hacking and all of that, but what--to both of you--are your most hopeful scenarios for this new technology as it progresses and the future of news? >> i think the new technology becomes the instrument of democratic participation. it redefines what citizen participation looks like. we have the capacity. we need the information, we need the
Feb 14, 2010 10:00am EST
cetera. and we've got a great team... >> george washington university. [laughter] >> they are! george washington university. they absolutely are. they just are so creative. and what's the most thrilling thing, actually, for me is when i've been away for a couple of days, and i haven't, in fact, been sort of hovering around and i log on. and there's some wonderful--a gallery of something or some witty idea or some terrific piece that i just have no idea where it came from and i say, "how did that get there?" they say, "oh, the kids did that." and i love that. there's something very regenerative about it. and it makes you realize that that kind of energy and creativity will always be there whether it's in a newsroom or in a website or in a tv station, is that media junkies are always going to be amongst us and hopefully will still give their best. >> still give their best. tina, ken, thanks to you both. i really appreciate it. terrific. that's all today for "the future of news." join us next time. from the knight studio at the newseum in washington, d.c., i'm frank sesno. >> thank you.
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