Role of News Media

June 9, 2021  • Aspen Digital

Disinfo Discussions: Jay Rosen

Jay Rosen is a long-time professor of journalism at New York University. He is the author of the PressThink blog, and one of the great thinkers on the changing nature of journalism in the digital age. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Salon, Harper’s Magazine, and The Nation. He spoke with Aspen Digital’s Executive Director, Vivian Schiller, on the challenges and opportunities around disinformation within the news industry.

This session is part of a series of expert briefings hosted in tandem with our Commission on Information Disorder to help make sense of the various facets of the information crisis. “Disinfo Discussions” is designed as a resource for the commissioners as well as the broader public. To learn more about the Commission, visit, and follow us on Twitter at @AspenDigital.