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Journalism’s Nowhere

Jay Rosen at PressThink on the things he's learned in 25 years of teaching journalism:

It’s Bill Keller insisting that “torture” is the wrong word for the New York Times to use in describing torture because it involves taking sides in a dispute between the United States Government and its critics. It’s Howard Kurtz 

Absolute Doubt

Jay Rosen‘s Pressthink features an interesting discussion about a recent New York Times article on some Iraqi bloggers. There was nothing religious about the original article, but the question of what was wrong with it led to a back-and-forth in the comments section distilled by Jay’s precise summary of Times‘ epistemology: “Doubt is genuine. Belief is a brouhaha.”

Democratic National Ritual, 2004

By Jay Rosen My fellow academics in journalism and media studies all know his name; too many journalists (and bloggers for that matter) do not. James W. Carey of Columbia University has had the biggest influence on my work of any writer on the press. For purposes of understanding a political convention, I re-read–for maybe the fiftieth time–his...

Democratic National Ritual 2004

By Jay Rosen My fellow academics in journalism and media studies all know his name; too many journalists (and bloggers for that matter) do not. James W. Carey of Columbia University has had the biggest influence on my work of any writer on the press. For purposes of understanding a political convention, I re-read–for maybe the fiftieth time–his...

The “R” Word

Jay Rosen: “If a religion writer covered the presidential campaign, how would campaign coverage be different? The least interesting part of that question is how such journalists might handle better the assorted religion stories that pop up in election campaigns. The far more interesting part is how religion-aware reporters and writers would cast a different...