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 +.

I often ask editors and executives at news companies what kind of people they’re looking to hire. These two answers I get a lot. The first: “Know any developers who want to work in news?” (No, sorry.) The second is a little more complicated. The conversation goes something like this: “You know what I need?” […]

“The scenes in All the President’s Men that show Woodward and Bernstein crisscrossing Washington on foot and ringing doorbells at night are shoe leather mythology in its most concentrated form. Making calls is good, but one stepped removed from what is most holy…” (This post began as an email to Megan Garber of the Atlantic, […]

There are benefits to operating a news site that not only publishes journalism you can trust, but extends trust production all the way through the start-up “stack.” Last week Jim Brady, founder and funder of the Philadelphia mobile-first news start-up, Billy Penn, published a progress report 18 weeks after launch. “Our philosophy has been simple,” […]

“Put yourself in Steve Burke’s chair. You have learned that the guy to whom your company gave the top job doesn’t really desire it…” Brian Stelter of CNN recently reported that Lester Holt, filling in as anchor of NBC Nightly News, was doing well in the ratings, so well that it would be hard for […]