By: American Press Institute
— Tom Rosenstiel
, a distinguished journalist, author and researcher, today was named the new executive director of the American Press Institute, the foundation of the Newspaper Association of America. Rosenstiel, the founder and director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism at the Pew Research Center, is one of the country’s most widely recognized thinkers about the evolving role of journalism in the 21st century.
Rosenstiel will help lead the American Press Institute into a new phase in its history, expanding the organization’s role in research and training, and continuing to develop best practices that further the value of journalism, including newspaper media, on behalf of the public.