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Christopher Terry


552 Bolton Hall




Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Courses Taught:

JAMS 142: Television and Radio in American Society
JAMS 360: History of Mass Media
JAMS 380: Legal Concepts in Advertising and Public Relations
JAMS 380: Digital Audio Production
JAMS 559: Law of Mass Media
JAMS 660: Current Topics in Digital and Electronic Media

Research Interests:

Media Ownership and Diversity, Policy, Regulation and 1st Amendment issues of New Media, Digital Copyright, and Political Advertising.

Teaching Areas:

Media Law, Media History, Media Policy, Broadcast, New Media and Advertising Regulation.

Selected Publications:

Terry, Christopher. ““Minority Ownership: An Undeniable Failure of FCC Media Ownership Policy." Widener Journal of Law, Economics & Race, Forthcoming, (Fall 2013.)

Terry, Christopher, and Mitchell T. Bard. “Milwaukee Radio Public File Data,1998-2011: An Empirical Analysis of Issue Advertising After the BCRA and Citizens United.” University of Florida Journal of Law and Public Policy, 24 (2013): 157-177.

Pritchard, David and Christopher Terry. “Communication Policy and Information Diversity in the United States.” Chapter in Pluralisme de l'information, De Boeck Publishing, Forthcoming (2013).

Terry, Christopher, and Mitchell T. Bard. “Citizens United, Issue Ads, and Radio: An Empirical Analysis.” CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communication Law and Policy 20 (2012): 307-321.

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 (2008): 1-28.


Professional Experience:

Radio Producer-Clear Channel Communications

Board of Directors-Community Media Center