Jay Rosen has been on the journalism faculty at New York University since 1986; from 1999 to 2005 he served as chair of the Department. He is the author of PressThink, a blog about journalism and its ordeals, which he introduced in September 2003. Since 2017 he has been the director of the Membership Puzzle Project, which studies membership models for the support of public service journalism. As a press critic and reviewer, he has published in The Nation, Columbia Journalism Review, the Chronicle of Higher Education, The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, The Guardian, the New York Review of Books Daily and many others. He has a Ph.D. from NYU in media studies (1986).
Panel from Democracy Summit:
The Mandate for Pro-Democracy Journalism
"Today we say media instead of “the press.” But it’s a mistake. The press has become the ghost of democracy in the media machine, and we need to keep it alive." -Source
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