Not to be outdone by their counterparts in the House, a Senate panel will also convene a hearing thon the future of the media industry.

Sen. John KerryJohn Forbes KerryUS inaction is hurting the chance for peace in Libya Poll: More Republican voters think party is more united than Democratic voters Biden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much MORE (D-Mass.), the chairman of the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, Technology and the Internet, announced Monday that his panel will have a hearing on Wednesday, May 6. The panel is titled, "The Future of Journalism."

The date of the hearing has been updated in this post.

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