Kate Fink is a PhD student in Communications at Columbia University. Her research interests include media sociology, organizational ethics, journalistic business models and new media technologies. Kate's dissertation focuses on journalistic story construction, including the ways that journalists find and select sources, gather background information, and assess credibility. She has worked as a reporter, host and news director in public and commercial radio. Kate holds an MBA from Duquesne University and a BA in Slavic Languages and Literatures from the University of Virginia.