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PressThink - PressThink, a project of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University, is written by Jay Rosen.

PressThink - PressThink, a project of the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University, is written by Jay Rosen.
Feb.4 These are my notes for a talk I’m giving today at the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno What I’m calling the personal franchise model in journalism is not new. I.F. Stone’s Weekly was a personal franchise — it fit the definition I am about to give you — and he started that in 1953. Also, I’m not trying to be comprehensive in this analysis.

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