Media Matters

Anya Schiffrin, author of BAD NEWS: How America’s Business Press Missed the Story of the Century


Anya Schiffrin is the director of the media and communications program at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs, where she has been teaching since 2003. Schiffrin worked as a financial and business journalist for eight years. A former Knight-Bagehot Fellow, she was a bureau chief at Dow Jones Newswires in Amsterdam and Hanoi and has worked as a reporter in Turkey, Pakistan, Spain and the U.K. She is the editor of several journalism manuals and textbooks. Her most recent book is on the media and the financial crisis. BAD NEWS: How America's Business Press Missed the Story of the Century was published by the New Press in February 2011.