JAY ROSEN teaches journalism at New York University, where he has been on the faculty since 1986. From 1999 to 2004 he was chair of the department. He is the author of PressThink, a blog about journalism's ordeals in the age of the Web, which he launched in 2003. In 1999, Yale University Press published his book, What Are Journalists For?, which was about the rise of the civic journalism movement.
Rosen is on the digital advisory board of Digital First Media, the second largest newspaper company in the U.S. He is alo a consultant to Post Media, the largest newspaper company in Canada. In November, 2011, he joined the board of the Gazette Company (TV, web, newspaper) based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. In November, 2013, he joined Pierre Omidyar's start-up, First Look Media, as a part-time advisor.