RTDNA Chairman Kevin Benz: “American journalism risks losing the trust of the very people we work for, the American citizen, if we do not recommit to powerful, ethical reporting and concentrate on the message we are sending.”
The Supreme Court of the United States will soon hear arguments for and against one of the most debated and polarizing pieces of legislation since Roe v. Wade — The Obama health care reform law. If there has ever been a time to open the Supreme Court to the citizens it serves, now is the time.
Kevin Benz, editor-in-chief of CultureMapAustin.com, a lifestyle site serving the Texas capital, assumed the leadership of the Radio Television Digital News Association yesterday during its joint convention with the Society of Professional Journalists. Benz is the first pure-play digital editor to lead RTDNA.