With the O.C.
*Register* making national headlines and the stalwart L.A.
*Times* squarely in the Register
's sights, Orange County has become the center of the debate over the future of journalism. On Wednesday, the same day the print-first Los Angeles Register
launches, Chapman University hosts a panel called “The Future of Journalism in the Digital Age,” moderated by Orange Coast
Editor-in-Chief Martin J. Smith. Joining editors from the Register
and the Times
are representatives of a digital-first publication, public radio, The New York Times
, the Washington Post
, and USA Today
. The event is free and open to the public. One late line-up change: Jimmy Orr, the Times
' managing editor for digital, will replace Times
editor Davan Maharaj on the panel.