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Friday, March 20 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Should Music Mags Survive or Get Killed Off?

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Music publications are fighting to survive in a digital world with competition from blogs, newsgroups, mailing lists, apps, mobile services and streaming services. Many publications have died off or been bought out and the survivors, along with the rest of the publishing industry, might not have a long future. There are major implications for the the whole music world and music industry (including fans and musicians) which are riding on their future and their well-being but there's also the question of whether digital services may fill the gap.

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Jim DeRogatis

Host, WBEZ Chicago/Sound Opinions
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Alex Gale

Sr Editor, Billboard
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Jason Gross

Writer/Editor, Perfect Sound Forever, TheBlot
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Ann Powers

Critic & Correspondent, NPR Music
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Jaan Uhelszki

Partner/Mgr, Superhero HQ
Jaan Uhelszki was one of the founding editors at Detroit’s legendary CREEM magazine, where she helped pioneer a new form of rock journalism that combined critical analysis with a fan’s love of music. Since that time her work – characterized by an acutely keen observational eye... Read More →

Friday March 20, 2015 12:30pm - 1:30pm CDT
ACC Room 17B

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