Jay Rosen

New York University

Guest

Jay Rosen is associate professor and former Chair of the Department of Journalism at New York University, and author of the book What Are Journalists For? and PressThink, a weblog about journalism and its ordeals.

A former co-publisher of the Huffington Post's Off the Buscampaign reporting project, Rosen is also the director of NewAssignment.net, an experimental site for open-source reporting projects. 

Jay Rosen on KCRW

Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

How coronavirus reveals political differences in US

Americans see coronavirus in terms of politics more than public health. Blue states are enforcing “social distancing.” Red states are reluctant.

from To the Point

This week featured a narrative coming out of the White House that, if you take all the punditry and analysis out, flies in the face of logic.

If the President says it, is it really a lie?

This week featured a narrative coming out of the White House that, if you take all the punditry and analysis out, flies in the face of logic.

from The Mixer

It's now common knowledge that Russia tried to influence last year's election in favor of Donald Trump. What was the role of social media?

Measuring Russian meddling in 'likes' and 're-tweets'

It's now common knowledge that Russia tried to influence last year's election in favor of Donald Trump. What was the role of social media?

from To the Point

More from KCRW

There are millions of eligible voters in America, including 8 million in California alone.

from Greater LA

Proposition 16 would overturn California's ban on affirmative action. Proposition 15 would raise taxes on some commercial properties.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 14, 2020.

President Trump told Americans in late January that the government was ready for coronavirus. In an interview with CNBC, on the day Seattle recorded the first U.S.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are holding a final debate Thursday in Nashville, with Kristen Welker of NBC News moderating.

In California, more than 4.5 million voters have already returned their mail-in ballots. Over a third of those ballots are from voters ages 65 and up. According to Dr.

from KCRW Features

As novel coronavirus cases skyrocket across Germany and Europe, we talk about what we’ve learned since the start of the pandemic.

from Studio Berlin

For decades, a large area of land west of LA was the testing ground for space exploration, spilling toxic pollutants that still haven’t gotten cleaned up.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 21, 2020.