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

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