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Seth Lewis

  • Assistant Professor of New Media Journalism
  • Assistant Professor
  • University of Minnesota School of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • 21Followers
  • 14Following


Seth C. Lewis (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities). At the intersection of media sociology, professionalism, and technology, his research focuses on the process of innovation in journalism, as the field negotiates challenges to its boundary work and professional control. His work has appeared in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journalism, Journalism Studies, Journalism Practice, and International Journal of Internet Science. With Maxwell McCombs (et al.), he co-edited the 2010 book The Future of News: An Agenda of Perspectives, and he is affiliated with the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. Previously, he worked as an editor at The Miami Herald and was a Fulbright Scholar in Spain.

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Assistant Professor

School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota

August 2010 - Present



The University of Texas at Austin

August 2006 - August 2010(4 years)

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