Who We Are
Editor & Webmaster
President & Principal
American Newspaper Consultants, Ltd.
Dane S. Claussen, former executive director, ACLU of Nevada; former professor and faculty chair in the School of Communication, Point Park University; author or editor of Anti-intellectualism in American Media: Magazines and Higher Education; Sex, Religion, Media; and two other books; former editor of Journalism & Mass Communication Educator.
Professor, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania
Professor Evans is an expert in the fields of photography, digital photography, video, and multi-media production, whose work has appeared in many exhibitions and publications. She has been the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including a technology grant to establish a digital imaging laboratory at Shippensburg University and the prestigious Ernst Haas Award for Excellence in Photography.
Associate Professor, University of North Texas
Tracy Everbach is an associate professor of journalism at the University of North Texas and a former newspaper reporter. Her research interests focus on gender in media, including newsroom management, media coverage and sports. She worked as a newspaper reporter for 14 years, 12 on the Metro desk of The Dallas Morning News and two at the Boston Herald. She also is the 2012-2013 head of the Commission on the Status of Women for AEJMC.
Assistant Editor, American Indian
Instructor & Doctoral Candidate, Louisiana State University
Victoria LaPoe is a Ph.D. Candidate (ABD) in the Manship School of Mass Communication and Public Affairs. Victoria's research interests include construction of reality within television news, how it affects groups such as American Indians, political science, science communication, and emerging media.
She is a co-author in an upcoming book by the University Press of Mississippi on the Media Lessons of Two Gulf Disasters – Hurricane Katrina and the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
Victoria is an award winning journalist who worked in television news for thirteen years.
Professor & Director, Center on Religion & the Professions, The University of Missouri
Debra Mason brings more than 25 years of professional reporting, research, and teaching experience to her position. Her major religion and media research work includes a content audit of religion news spanning 50 years and the largest telephone survey of religion journalists. She edited the recently published Religion Reporting: A Guide to Journalism’s Best Beat, and co-edited Readings in Religion as News, a collection of religion news from the colonial era to the present. Mason also serves on the editorial board and is book review editor for the Journal of Media and Religion.
KENT A. ONO
Assistant Editor, Asian American
Department Chair, Communication - University of Utah
Kent Alan Ono, co-author of Asian Americans and the Media; former director of the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; co-editor of the book series Critical Cultural Communication; co-editor-elect of the journal Critical Studies in Media Communication.
Assistant Editor, Asian American
Assistant Professor, California State University San Marcos
Vincent Pham, Department of Communication, California State University, San Marcos, co-author of Asian Americans and the Media; who conducts research on means used by Asian American media organizations to constitute and represent themselves within U.S. society and how they are constructed and represented by public discourse
Full Professor and Director of the Center for the Study of Latino Media & Markets, Texas State University-San Marcos
Federico Subervi, professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Texas State University, San Marcos; director of the Center for the Study of Latino Media & Markets; editor/author of The Mass Media and Latino Politics: Studies of U.S. Media Content, Campaign Strategies and Survey Research: 1984-2004
Assistant Editor, African American
Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
Dr. Natalie Tindall's research includes identity, diversity and power in public relations; identity and health messages; fundraising and philanthropy; organizational culture and stereotypes within historically Black fraternities and sororities; and the intersection of public relations and marketing to minority health.