Jay Rosen

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Birthday
5, 1956
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
5, 1956 (age 62)
Birthplace
New York

About

Known as a leader of the "citizen journalism" (or "public journalism") movement, this New York University journalism professor published a 1999 work titled What Are Journalists For?

Before Fame

In 1986, he graduated from New York University with a Ph.D. in media studies.

Trivia

His popular blog, PressThink, earned a 2005 award presented by a non-profit foundation called Reporters Without Borders.

Family Life

Before pursuing careers in journalism and teaching in New York City, he worked briefly for his hometown's newspaper, The Buffalo Courier-Express.

Associated With

He and film critic Leonard Maltin both studied journalism at New York University.