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Jeff Jarvis

CUNY Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism Director

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Jeff Jarvis is professor and director of the Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism at the City University of New York’s Graduate School of Journalism.

He is a national leader in the development of online news and the investigation of new business models for news. Jarvis blogs about media and news at and is author of the books “What Would Google Do?” and “Public Parts: How Sharing in the Digital Age Improves the Way We Work and Live” as well as the e-book “Gutenberg the Geek.”
He has also consulted for media companies including the Guardian, Digital First Media, Postmedia,, Burda, Advance Publications, and The New York Times company at Prior to coming to CUNY, Jarvis was president of, the online arm of Advance Publications.

He was the creator and founding managing editor of Entertainment Weekly magazine and has worked as a columnist, associate publisher, editor, and writer for a number of publications, including TV Guide, People, the San Francisco Examiner, the Chicago Tribune, and the New York Daily News. His freelance articles have appeared in newspapers and magazines across the country, including the Guardian, The New York Times, the New York Post, The Nation, Rolling Stone, and BusinessWeek.
Jarvis holds a B.S.J. from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He was named one of the 100 most influential media leaders by the World Economic Forum at Davos.