Christopher Terry

Lecturer

552 Bolton Hall

(414) 229-6273
crterry@uwm.edu

Degrees:

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: Advertising and Public Relations Law
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, Copyright, Political Advertising

Teaching Areas:

History, Law, Policy and Operations of Mass Media

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).

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.

 

Conference Presentations:

Terry, Christopher, “The 1996 Telecommunications Act, § 202(h) and Media ownership rulemaking: 1996-2010.” Paper presented at What is Radio? University of Oregon, Portland, Oregon, April 2013.

Terry, Christopher, and Mitchell T. Bard. “Citizens United, issue ads and radio: An analysis fortified with data.” Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Phoenix, Arizona, May 2012.

Terry, Christopher. “How they did it: an analysis of the regulatory oversight in the acquisition of U.S. radio stations by Clear Channel Inc.” Paper presented at the annual Radio Conference, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand, January 2011.

Terry, Christopher. “The paradox of regulatory intent.” Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Singapore, June 2010.

Terry, Christopher. “Scarcity off-air, but not of the air, a case study of election night resource allocation in a radio newsroom.” Paper presented at the annual Radio Conference, York University, Toronto, Ontario, July 2009.

Terry, Christopher. “Two strikes and a foul ball: One more pitch for the Fairness Doctrine.” Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois, May 2009.

Terry, Christopher. “The FCC’s outlet diversity policy: a finger on the balance scale of viewpoint diversity.” Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Communication Association, Montreal, Quebec, May 2008.

Terry, Christopher. “Minority ownership and minority radio: an issue of black and white or big and small?” Paper presented at Changing Technologies, Industries, Cultures, and Audiences in Global and Historical Context, a conference at Texas A&M University, March 2008.

Terry, Christopher. “Subjective and offensive, using the F.C.C enforcement of indecency as the basis for the creation of new content guidelines.” Paper presented at Obscenity, An Interdisciplinary Discussion, a conference at the University of Iowa, March 2007.

 

Professional Experience:

Radio Producer-Clear Channel Communications

Board of Directors-Community Media Center