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Jay Rosen

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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

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

On Saturday, President Trump started to make nice with agents at CIA headquarters, but quickly turned to insulting the news media as "among the most dishonest human beings on Earth."

Covering the White House when the media is the 'enemy'

On Saturday, President Trump started to make nice with agents at CIA headquarters, but quickly turned to insulting the news media as "among the most dishonest human beings on Earth."

from To the Point

More from KCRW

President Trump asked for unity from a newly divided Congress--which has more women than ever before.

from To the Point

It’s been one year since a gunman killed 17 people and wounded 17 others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Some newly elected Democrats want Trump to face impeachment.  But veterans like Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff are calling for patience.

from To the Point

After a week of scandals, Virginia Democrats are in disarray.

from Left, Right & Center

There are so many Democrats wanting to be president in 2020. Cory Booker is the latest to announce.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Ambassador Wendy Sherman admits she “lost it,” and broke down in “tears of anger and frustration” as lead negotiator for the Iran Nuclear Deal.

from To the Point

The State of California has filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the city.

from KCRW Features

Plans for the high-speed rail project originally meant to connect L.A. and San Francisco - are now derailed. At least, so it seems.

from The Mixer

It’s legally relevant, we promise.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers