Posts by Jay Rosen

Jay Rosen has been on the faculty at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute since 1986, and from 1999 to 2005 he served as chair of the Department. He lives in New York City. Please visit the NYU Journalism site for a complete bio and list of publications. You can also find Jay on Google +.

NPR would not call it plagiarism when Melania Trump’s speech to the Republican convention took passages from Michelle Obama. But there was a revealing moment when its people defended this policy online. Hey, readers! This will take some explanation but if you bear with me, I promise: by the time you get to point 9 […]

Today Facebook released a document it calls: News Feed Values. It’s a start on beginning to define some editorial priorities. Even a start — and that’s all this is — is news, though. Because for a long time Facebook wouldn’t even say it had priorities. It would describe you as the editor of News Feed: […]

In which I give my opinion — an educated guess — about what I think happened, and call on GateHouse Media executives to level with us. It’s been more than three weeks since Politico’s Ken Doctor, working off conversations he had with unidentified executives at the company, published this story: After Adelson: Gatehouse moves to […]

When journalists try to distance themselves from our hyper-polarized politics something has to be said. Here is my little attempt to say it. This person — a political journalist: intelligent, informed — appears on my TV screen regularly during those roundtables where pundits try to dissect the news: In our current Polarized America, is it […]