A program of the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas at the University of Texas at Austin
Executive Director, The American Press Institute
(Video of Rosenstiel’s presentation at ISOJ2019 is below his bio, along with an article from the ISOJ team)
@TomRosenstiel Author, journalist, researcher and media critic, Tom Rosenstiel is one of the nation’s most recognized thinkers on the future of media. Before joining the American Press Institute in January 2013, he was founder and for 16 years director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism, one of the five original projects of the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., and co-founder and vice chair of the Committee of Concerned Journalists. He is also a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution.
He is also a novelist. His newest, THE GOOD LIE, from Ecco Harper Collins, was published in February 2019, a political thriller. His debut, SHINING CITY, about Supreme Court nomination battle, was an NPR Book of the Year published in February 2017. His third, Oppo, will be published in late 2019.
He worked as media writer for the Los Angeles Times for a decade, chief congressional correspondent for Newsweek, press critic for MSNBC, business editor of the Peninsula Times Tribune, a reporter for Jack Anderson’s Washington Merry Go ‘Round column.
Among other awards: four Sigma Delta Chi Awards for Journalism Research from SPJ and four Penn State awards for media criticism; Fellow of the Society of Professional Journalists; the University of Missouri Journalism Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism; University of Texas Dewitt Carter Reddick Award for Outstanding Professional Achievement in the Field of Communications, and the Columbia Journalism School Distinguished Alumni Award.
Rosenstiel chaired the panel “Can media really rebuild trust with audiences” at ISOJ 2019.