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John Anderson

Assistant Professor
Television and Radio


John Anderson is the director of the Journalism and Media Studies degree program. A scholar of media policy and history, he's the author of the first comprehensive analysis of the United States' digital radio transition (Radio's Digital Dilemma: Broadcasting in the Twenty-First Century, Routledge) and is currently engaged in several research projects involving broadcast policy and activism. Anderson has been a journalist for nearly 20 years and is a strong proponent of the notion that journalism is essential to provide the lifeblood of information that a functional democracy needs. He is also a member the Library of Congress' Radio Preservation Task Force; the Steering Committee of the Union for Democratic Communications; and serves as vice president of the board of directors of Wave Farm, a New York-based nonprofit organization devoted to the exploration and archival of the transmission arts.

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