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Articles by C.W. Anderson

C.W. Anderson is an assistant professor in the Department of Media Culture at the College of Staten Island (CUNY). He’s also a lead researcher at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (where he received his Ph.D.) and a 2009-10 visiting fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project. In spring 2010, he was named a Knight Media Policy Fellow at the New America Foundation. He has been a pioneer in the theory and practice of citizen journalism, guiding one of the earliest “DIY journalism” websites, the NYC Independent Media Center, from 2001-2008. You can usually find him somewhere in Brooklyn. Email: heychanders@gmail.com
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September 4, 2013
Jay Rosen argues that news evolved to tell people about important events that happened in places they weren’t. But time can create distance as powerfully as space can.
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January 18, 2013
“Rather than the public being eclipsed or forgotten, there are instead too many publics.”
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January 17, 2013
In this excerpt from his new book Rebuilding the News, he uses the Philadelphia media ecosystem as a lens on what’s happened to local journalism since 2000.
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September 20, 2012
The structure of newsrooms reflects how journalists think about their work. As those conceptions change, it makes sense that the structures would change with them.
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November 10, 2011
Behind Dean Starkman’s “future of news” consensus lurk unanswered questions.
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September 7, 2011
The tech-industry news site forces journalists to think about concepts of objectivity, transparency, audience, and why they do what they do.
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