Tom Rosenstiel is one of the nation's most recognized thought leaders on media. The executive director of the American Press Institute, he previously founded and for 16 years directed the Project for Excellence in Journalism, first at Columbia University and later at the Pew Research Center. He is the author of seven books, including the Elements of Journalism and Blur, and most recently, The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century, with Kelly McBride. His research has been cited more than 50,000 times in scholarly journals. As a journalist, among other posts, he worked as press critic of the Los Angeles Times for more than a decade and Chief Congressional Correspondent at Newsweek.