David Pritchard

David Pritchard


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Ph.D., University of Wisconsin–Madison
M.A., Ohio State University
B.A., University of Wisconsin–Madison

Research Interests:

Media law and regulation, sociology of journalism, Canadian media.

Teaching Areas:

Law of Mass Communication, Theory and Research Design in Mass Communication, Comparative Media Law.

Selected Publications:

Pritchard, David. “Rethinking Criminal Libel: An Empirical Study.” Communication Law & Policy 14 (Summer 2009): 303-339.

Pritchard, David, Christopher Terry, and Paul R. Brewer. “One Owner, One Voice? Testing a Central Premise of Newspaper-Broadcast Cross-Ownership Policy.” Communication Law & Policy 13 (Winter 2008): 1-27.

Pritchard, David, and Sarah Stonbely. “Racial Profiling in the Newsroom.” Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 84 (Summer 2007): 231-248.

Young, Mary Lynn, and David Pritchard. “Cross-Border Crime Stories: American Media, Canadian Law, and Murder in the Internet Age.” American Review of Canadian Studies 36 (Fall 2006): 407-426.

Pritchard, David, ed. Holding the Media Accountable: Citizens, Ethics, and the Law (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2000).

Pritchard, David, and Florian Sauvageau. Les journalistes canadiens: Un portrait de fin de siècle (Sainte-Foy, Quebec: Presses de l'Université Laval, 1999).