Josh Wolf, Video Blogger; Freelance Journalist
Freedom of the Blog?
Twenty-five-year-old video blogger and San Francisco mayoral candidate Wolf served 226 days in prison after refusing to turn over a collection of videos of an anti-G8 anarchist protest to a federal district court. Wolf, who was awarded the Journalist of the Year award by the Society of Professional Journalists in 2006, tackles the controversies between new media and old media and advocates for participatory and transparent journalism. Hear his thoughts on freedom of the press in an age of technology, what defines a journalist, and other issues.
This program was recorded live on November 1, 2007