Author, journalist, researcher and media critic, Tom Rosenstiel is Executive Director of the American Press Institute and senior non-resident fellow at the Brookings Institution. Previously, he was founder and for 16 years director of the Project for Excellence in Journalism at the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C., and co-founder and vice chair of the Committee of Concerned Journalists. He is the author of seven non-fiction books, including The Elements of Journalism: What News People Should Know and the Public Should Expect, Blur: How to Know What’s True in the Age of Information Overload and The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century, co-edited with Kelly McBride of the Poynter Institute in 2013. His first novel, SHINING CITY, will be published in February 2017 from Ecco Press of Harper Collins.