North­eastern Uni­ver­sity jour­nalism pro­fes­sors Charles Foun­tain and Dan Kennedy recently sat down to dis­cuss the life of leg­endary reporter Walter Cronkite, and the evo­lu­tion of media in America. Never before have people been able to get news from such a variety of sources. As the news land­scape con­tinues to shift, tra­di­tional forms of jour­nalism face an uncer­tain future—quite a depar­ture from the days of Cronkite as the trusted net­work anchor. Here, Pro­fes­sors Foun­tain and Kennedy talk about the his­tory of jour­nalism and the course on which it is headed.