Is Arts Journalism Dying?
This is a past event.
The decline in arts coverage has made waves across our industry. As ad spend increasingly shifts away from traditional print publications the, so too does the investment in experienced journalists. So what does that mean for the arts?
Will the decline in arts coverage impact the size and diversity of the arts audience? Will the lack of professional arts critics impact the quality of our art or are we merely experiencing a digital democratization? Steph Harmon (Guardian), Elissa Blake (freelance arts writer), and Kate Edwards (Snackable TV) discuss where we are now, what the future might look like and how we can prepare as an industry.