Newspapers to be subject of Newsnight debate

THE future of the newspaper industry is to be debated this evening on the BBC news programme, Newsnight.

Says a report in The Guardian, taking part are Financial Times editor, Lionel Barber, BBC director-general, Mark Thompson, plus the Guardian’s editor, Alan Rusbridger.

It is understood the discussion will consider the challenge posed to newspapers by the web.

Viewers can tune in tonight at 10.30pm.