Stories by Jay Rosen

Jay Rosen, associate professor of journalism at New York University, is a leading figure in the reform movement known as "public journalism," which calls on the press to take a more active role in strengthening citizenship and improving democracy. His book "What Are Journalists For?" addresses this topic. As a press critic and essayist, he has written about the media and political issues for the Columbia Journalism Review, The Nation, the New York Times, Salon, and Tikkun -- and almost daily at his weblog Press Think. subscribe to Jay Rosen's feed

Posted on: Sep 10, 2013, Source: The Guardian

A Johns Hopkins computer science professor blogs on the NSA and is asked to take it down. I fear for academic freedom.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2011, Source: Comment Is Free

News Corp isn't a news corporation at all. It's the lobbying arm of Rupert Murdoch's global conglomerate, in the business of wielding influence.

Posted on: Sep 4, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Republicans will try to spin Palin's shortcoming into strengths, by revving up the culture wars.

Posted on: Jan 21, 2008, Source: TomDispatch.com

The national press corps are a beast without a brain: Most of the time, they don't know what they are doing.

Posted on: Jun 4, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

With blogging, an awkward term, we designate a fairly beautiful thing: the extension to many more people of a free press franchise and the right to publish your thoughts to the world.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2004, Source: TomDispatch.com

Sinclair – along with its radio counterpart Clear Channel Communications – isn't just a typical media conglomerate that happens to have a sideline political message; it's something new in our media world, a political empire made up of television stations.