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I teach journalism at NYU, direct the Studio 20 program there, critique the press and try to understand digital logic. I also advise media companies sometimes.

What Are Journalists For?

Show your work: my frank exchange of views with NPR's Steve Inskeep

storify.com — It started simply enough. I had written a post about reporters repeating uncritically the conventional wisdom that "Republicans have to show they can govern." No, they don't, my post says. Reporters should stop saying that. The first example came from NPR's Ailsa Chang on NPR's Morning Edition.

Jay Rosen " Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University

journalism.nyu.edu — Studio 20, Director Jay Rosen has been on the faculty since 1986, and from 1999 to 2005 he served as chair of the Department. He lives in New York City. Rosen is the author of PressThink, a weblog about journalism and its ordeals (www.pressthink.org), which he introduced in September 2003.

A Teenager Gets Grilled By Her Dad About Why She’s Not That Into Coding

medium.com — (Turns out that it's kinda-sorta her digitally aware dad's fault.) By Sylvie and Jay Rosen Sylvie Rosen, 17, is a high school senior in New York. Her father, Jay Rosen, 58, is a journalism professor at New York University. Jay: Have you taken any kind of programming class?

Five Best Ideas of the Day

aspen.us — Why we fumbled Ebola in the U.S., the end of non-partisan journalism, the harsh effects of suspensions on black girls, how ISIS's loss is Iran's gain and more.

Journalists need a point of view if they want to stay relevant

theconversation.com — Foundation essay: This article is part of a series marking the launch of The Conversation in the US. Our foundation essays are longer than our usual comment and analysis articles and take a wider look at key issues affecting society.

Too big to face: the press and the case for war in Iraq

storify.com — In 2008 David Gregory said on MSNBC: "I think the questions were asked. I think we pushed. I think we prodded. I think we challenged the president. I think not only those of us in the White House press corps did that, but others in the rest of the landscape of the media did that."

NPR refuses to admit an obvious error when criticized for it

storify.com — On Saturday the ombudsman posted his assessment. His main point was that Greenwald and Fishman were over the top when they wrote that NPR was being "reckless and deceitful." He said he found "no intention to deceive, as Greenwald charges with no proof."

My little fix for Meet the Press

storify.com — A suggestion that would leave most of the show intact and solve some of its problems.

Social media wiz shares wizdom

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Nov 26, 2014

German publishers ran to the government for protection from Google. The results? HILARIOUS. @jeffjarvis describes it: zeit.de/kultur/2014-11…

Nov 26, 2014

@petersgoodman 1.) They take basic reporting classes too. 2.) They're grad students, many of them have been working as journalists.

Nov 26, 2014

My post, 'How to be Literate in What's Changing Journalism' (with links) pressthink.org/2014/11/how-to… is now in German: publicnotebook.wordpress.com/2014/11/26/ver…

Nov 26, 2014

@bobkohn That's because your subtext is always: "you're a moron." You get back what you put in.

Nov 26, 2014

@bobkohn No need to do the story, then. You've got it figured out.

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