Christopher Benson

  •     Media and race
  •     Race and the press

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     Death of Innocence: The Story of the Hate Crime That Changed America
  •     Paper Trail: 100 Years of the Chicago Defender

Nancy Benson

  •     International reporting
  •     Broadcast journalism – radio and television

Janice Marie Collins

  •     Marginalization and demarginalization of African Americans in media
  •     Leadership and Issues of Power in Classrooms and Newsrooms

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     A Taste of Gullah
  •     Returning to My Mother’s Land
  •     Theoreticalteaandcompany.com

Stephanie Craft

  •     News literacy
  •     Press practices; press performance
  •     Journalism ethics

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     Principles of American Journalism

Leon Dash

  •     Media coverage of Americans with disabilities
  •     Immersion journalism

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     The Shame of the Prisons
  •     When Children Want Children: The Urban Crisis in Teenage Childbearing
  •     Rosa Lee: A Mother and Her Family in Urban America

Matthew Ehrlich 

  •     Depictions of the press in popular culture
  •     History of the press in popular culture

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     Radio Utopia: Postwar Audio Documentary in the Public Interest
  •     Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture
  •     Journalism in the Movies

Walt Harrington

  •     Literary journalism
  •     Public affairs reporting

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     American Profiles
  •     At the Heart of It
  •     Crossings: A White Man’s Journey into Black America
  •     Intimate Journalism: The Art and Craft of Reporting Everyday Life
  •     The Everlasting Stream: A True Story of Rabbits, Guns, Friendship, and Family
  •     The Beholder’s Eye: A Collection of America’s Finest Personal Journalism
  •     Next Wave
  •     Slices of Life

Ben Holden

  •     Free speech; first amendment issues
  •     Anonymous speakers on the internet
  •     Interaction between the courts and the press

Brant Houston

  •     Investigative reporting/journalism
  •     Computer assisted reporting
  •     Data analysis

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     Computer-Assisted Reporting: A Practical Guide
  •     The Investigative Reporter’s Handbook
  •     CUCitizen-Access.com

Brian K. Johnson 

  •     Photojournalism
  •     Gender representations in visual communication

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     C-U in Seven Plus, A Week (Plus a little bit more) in the Life of Champaign-Urbana
  •     This Bond

Charles “Stretch” Ledford

  •     Photojournalism
  •     Multimedia Journalism
  •     Augmented Reality
  •     Cross-cultural Reporting

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     Overtown: Inside-Out
  •     Handguns and Humor in the Heartland
  •     The Cultural Geography of Firearms

Eric Meyer

  •     Graphics and design
  •     Online publishing

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     Designing Infographics
  •     Tomorrow’s News Today: A Guide to Strategic Planning for Online Publishing

Mira Sotirovic

  •     Media and public opinion
  •     Political communication
  •     Propaganda

Publications/Documentaries/Creative Endeavor

  •     Communication and Public Opinion