Jay Rosen

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About Jay Rosen

  • Blog: PressThink

Jay Rosen (born May 5, 1956 in Buffalo, New York) is a media critic, a writer, and a professor of journalism at New York University. 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 has been one of the earliest advocates and supporters of citizen journalism, encouraging the press to take a more active interest in citizenship, improving public debate, and enhancing life. His book about the subject, What Are Journalists For? was published in 1999. Rosen is often described in the media as an intellectual leader of the movement of public journalism. Rosen writes frequently about issues in journalism and developments in the media. Media criticism and other articles by Rosen have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times Salon.com, Harper's Magazine, and The Nation. He runs his own weblog called PressThink, which concentrates on what's happening to journalism in the age of the Net. His writing for the weblog won the Reporters Without Borders Freedom Blog award in 2005. He is also a semi-regular contributor to The Huffington Post. Rosen currently resides in New York City. In July 2006, he

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