Center for Media at Risk Roundtable: Amy Siskind, Jay Rosen, Leah Wright Rigueur | Annenberg School for Communication
Defender of democracy, activist for women’s rights, and advocate for the LGBTQ+ community, Amy Siskind is best known as the author of The Weekly List and as President of The New Agenda, a non-profit dedicated to the advancement of women. On Twitter she is @Amy_Siskind.
Jay Rosen has been teaching journalism at New York University since 1986. Rosen is the author of PressThink, a blog about journalism and its ordeals (www.pressthink.org), which he introduced in September 2003. His book, What Are Journalists For? (Yale University Press 1999), is about the rise of the civic journalism movement. Rosen is also an active press critic with a focus on problems in the coverage of politics. On Twitter he is @jayrosen_nyu.
Leah Wright Rigueur is the Harry S. Truman Associate Professor of American History at Brandeis University. Her research expertise includes 20th Century American political and social history, modern African American history, race, politics, civil rights, contemporary social movements, political ideologies and institutions, and the American presidency. On Twitter she is @LeahRigueur.