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Associate Professor, New York University, and Author, PressThink
Jay Rosen has been teaching journalism at New York University since 1986. He is the author of PressThink, his blog about journalism and its ordeals (pressthink.org), which he introduced in September 2003. In 1999, Yale University Press published his book, What Are Journalists For?, which is about the rise of the civic journalism movement during the pre-internet era. In 2017, he became director of the Membership Puzzle Project, funded by the Knight Foundation, Democracy Fund and Luminate. Its brief was to study membership models for sustainability in news. Jay is also an active press critic with a focus on problems in the coverage of politics.