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Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

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Open Ninth Podcast - Episode 150

There’s been a great shift in how we get our news over the last decade. Just ask Jeff Weiner, the Content Director of Local News at the Orlando Sentinel. He’s seen it firsthand in his ten years with the newspaper covering all things city government and state courts. From publishing news digitally, as well as on paper, to navigating a frontier of misinformation online, he’s seen the Sentinel evolve to meet the needs of our local community. Listen in to Open Ninth to hear him talk to Chief Judge Lisa Munyon about his thoughts on the future of journalism and how it will continue to adapt to the digital age.


  • 00:15 – Introduction to Jeff Weiner
  • 07:05 – Evolution of newspapers
  • 18:37 – Future of print media
  • 20:20 – Media access to courts
  • 25:13 – Holding courts accountable
  • 26:33 – Public interest
Open Ninth
Episode 150

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 32:21



In this episode

Chief Judge Lisa T. Munyon
Lisa T. Munyon

Chief Judge and Open Ninth host

Chief Judge Lisa T. Munyon has been a Judge with the Ninth Judicial Circuit for 18 years. She is the Ninth Circuit's first female Chief Judge.

Open Ninth Podcast Guest - Jeff Weiner
Jeff Weiner

Reporter, Orlando Sentinel

Jeff Weiner has worked for the Orlando Sentinel since 2010, covering topics such as local business, city government, and state courts.