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Brian Ekdale

  • Mass Communication
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Iowa
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Recent publications

  • Case study shows disconnect on civic journalism’s role

    • Tully M
    • Harmsen S
    • Singer J
    • et al.
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  • Service at the Intersection of Journalism, Language, and the Global Imaginary: Indonesia's English-language press

    • Carpenter J
    • Ekdale B
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Professional experience

Assistant Professor

University of Iowa

August 2011 - Present


Ph.D. Mass Communication

University of Wisconsin

August 2006 - August 2011(5 years)

M.A. Communication (Media Studies)

Northern Illinois University

August 2003 - December 2005(2 years)

B.A. Speech Communication & Computer Science/Mathematics

Augustana College

September 1996 - June 2000(4 years)

Research interests

Global MediaDigital CulturesProduction Studies


Brian Ekdale is an Associate Professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Iowa. His research focuses on digital cultures, production studies, and global media.


Co-authors (21)

  • david tuwei
  • Melissa Tully
  • Emily Vraga
  • Aaron Veenstra
  • Emilia Profeta Arnaud

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