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Romancing Journalism and other words of wisdom from Bob Guccione, Jr.

October 28, 2009

“Romancing Journalism” would have been a great title for the speech that Bob Guccione, Jr., founder of Spin and Gear magazines gave during Journalism Week at The University of Mississippi’s School of Journalism yesterday. Guccione spoke to the students about his “labor of love and seeking truth” during his career as the publisher of Spin, Gear and Discover magazines. I had the chance to catch up with Bob after his speech and asked him about the essence of journalism. What is the utmost importance to journalists today and what role should technology play in this whole new ball of wax we call new media. Click on the video below to hear Bob’s answer:

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