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Todd Gitlin

Author Bios

Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin, a professor of journalism and sociology, is chair of the PhD program in communications at Columbia. His new book, Occupy Nation: The Roots, the Spirit, and the Promise of Occupy Wall Street, is forthcoming in April from HarperCollins.


News and Features

The People's Climate March proves the climate movement has reached critical mass, like the civil rights movement, antiwar, feminist and gay movements before it.

From climate change to financial meltdown, the worst of our journalism is becoming the norm. 

For the gun lobby, Newtown was evidence that more guns are necessary.

The American people aren't looking for militants and vanguards, they want a full-service Occupy.

The Occupy movement has been a seedbed of creativity. Now it needs to declare its values.

The media has ignored prisoner deaths
suffered at American hands.

The war on the other side of the world was launched with high expectations but is now widely seen as a fiasco.