Dan Kennedy

Associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University and WGBH News contributor

Dan Kennedy is an associate professor of journalism at Northeastern University in Boston and a nationally known media commentator who writes for the Nieman Journalism Lab,, the Huffington Post and other publications. He is a panelist on Beat the Press, an award-winning weekly media roundtable on WGBH-TV. A former media columnist for the Guardian, CommonWealth magazine and the Boston Phoenix, he is a past winner of the National Press Club's Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism. His most recent book, The Wired City: Reimagining Journalism and Civic Life in the Post-Newspaper Age (University of Massachusetts, 2013), is an examination of the New Haven Independent and other local and regional news sites.